hierophancy Meaning in Bengali - Synonyms and Definition of hierophancy
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Synonyms of hierophancy

Definition of hierophancy

noun

a person, especially a priest in ancient Greece, who interprets sacred mysteries or esoteric principles.

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.

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Example of hierophancy

  • As it happens, we know the hierophants who served from the reign of Antoninus Pius to ca. 191: Flavius Leosthenes and Julius Hierophantes.

  • Clearly this hierophant had achieved a social and political status similar to that enjoyed by Apollonios.

  • In order for her to be the granddaughter of the hierophant Casianus Apollonios, her father must of course be his son, therefore born presumably ca. 175-180.

  • 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.

  • The father of Apollonios the hierophant was, as mentioned above, C. Iulius Casianus Apollonios of Steiria.

  • 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.

  • The priest, whether Hindu or Catholic, had a hierophantic role attached to his ritual and art of communion with the beyond.