Definición de hierophant en inglés:

hierophant

Saltos de línea: hiero|phant
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌɪ(ə)rə(ʊ)fant
 
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sustantivo

A person, especially a priest, who interprets sacred mysteries or esoteric principles.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The dedicatory inscription on a statue base found in the Agora Excavations throws new light on relations between families of hierophants and daduchs in the late second and early third century A.D.
  • As it happens, we know the hierophants who served from the reign of Antoninus Pius to ca. 191: Flavius Leosthenes and Julius Hierophantes.
  • The father of Apollonios the hierophant was, as mentioned above, C. Iulius Casianus Apollonios of Steiria.

Origen

late 17th century: via late Latin from Greek hierophantēs, from hieros 'sacred' + phainein 'show, reveal'.

Derivativos

hierophantic

Pronunciación: /-ˈfantɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The priest, whether Hindu or Catholic, had a hierophantic role attached to his ritual and art of communion with the beyond.
  • The French Gnostic Tradition is hierophantic in nature and transmission.
  • The Gospel of Thomas represents a partial record of his activities as teacher, although indications of his hierophantic mysteries are present also.

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