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πρόμαντ-ις , εως, Ion. ιος, , ,
A.prophet or prophetess, παῖ πρόμαντι ΑατοῦςE.Ion 681 (lyr.).
2. = προφήτης, the representative of the god and the organ of his prophecies, π. title of the Pythia, Hdt.6.66, 7.111, 141; “τὴν π. τὴν π. τὴν ἐν ΔελφοῖςTh.5.16; “Φοίβου π.Neophr.1.3; also π. of Apollo at Patara, Hdt.1.182; π. of Ptoän Apollo, Id.8.135; π. δὲ ἱερεύς ἐστι (sc. Διονύσου) Paus. 10.33.11; “Δωδωναίων αἱ π.Hdt.2.55, cf. Euph.48; οἱ π. of Apollo at Argos, SIG735.7 (i B.C.).
II. Adj., prophetic, π. δίκα justice giving presage of the issue, S.El.475 (lyr.); θυμὸς π. 'my prophetic soul', E.Andr.1072: c. gen., τούτων π. οὖσα prophetic, foreboding of a thing, A.Ch.758, cf. E.Hel.338 (lyr.), Or.1445 (lyr.).
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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 758
    • Euripides, Andromache, 1072
    • Euripides, Helen, 338
    • Euripides, Ion, 681
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1445
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.182
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.111
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.135
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.33.11
    • Sophocles, Electra, 475
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.16
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