adjective see hierophant

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  • Hierophantic — Hi er*o*phan tic, a. [Gr. ierofantiko s.] Of or relating to hierophants or their teachings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hierophantic — 1775, from Gk. herophantikos, from hierophantes (see HIEROPHANT (Cf. hierophant)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hierophantic — See hierophant. * * * …   Universalium

  • hierophantic — adjective Of or relating to a hierophant …   Wiktionary

  • hierophantic — hi·er·o·phan·tic …   English syllables

  • hierophantic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hierophant — hierophantic, adj. hierophantically, adv. /huy euhr euh fant , huy reuh , huy er euh /, n. 1. (in ancient Greece) an official expounder of rites of worship and sacrifice. 2. any interpreter of sacred mysteries or esoteric principles; mystagogue.… …   Universalium

  • hierophant — noun Etymology: Late Latin hierophanta, from Greek hierophantēs, from hieros + phainein to show more at fancy Date: 1677 1. a priest in ancient Greece; specifically the chief priest of the Eleusinian mysteries 2. a. expositor b. advocate 2 •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Johann Gottfried Herder — Infobox Philosopher region = German philosophy era = Enlightenment philosophy color = lightsteelblue image size = image caption = name = Johann Gottfried Herder birth = August 25, 1744 death = death date and age|1803|12|18|1744|8|25 school… …   Wikipedia

  • Ariosophy — Werner von Bülow s World Rune Clock, illustrating the correspondences between List s Armanen runes, the signs of the zodiac and the gods of the months Armanism and Ariosophy are the names of ideological systems of an esoteric nature, pioneered by …   Wikipedia

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