Definition of Epopt

1. n. One instructed in the mysteries of a secret system.



Definition of Epopt

1. Noun. An initiate in the Eleusinian Mysteries; one who has attended the epopteia. ¹

2. Noun. One instructed in the mysteries of a secret system. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epopt

1. someone initiated into the Eleusian mysteries [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epopt

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epopea
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epopees
epopoeia
epopoeias
epoprostenol
epopt (current term)
epopteia
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epoxide
epoxide hydrolases

Literary usage of Epopt

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1. Ancient Athens: Its History, Topography, and Remains by Thomas Henry Dyer (1873)
"... temporary visit to Athens, he expressed a desire to be initiated without delay, and to pass at once from the Lesser Mysteries to the state of an epopt. ..."

2. Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry by Albert Pike (1874)
"... and the rudiments of the sacred science, the most sublime and secret part of which was reserved for the epopt, who saw the Truth in its nakedness, ..."

3. The Eleusinian and Bacchic Mysteries: A Dissertation by Thomas Taylor (1891)
"According to this etymology an epopt is a seer or clairvoyant, one who knows the interior wisdom. The terms inspector and superintendent do not, to me, ..."

4. The Golden Verses of Pythagoras by Pythagoras, Antoine Fabre D'olivet, Nayán Louise Redfield (1917)
"... which raising the initiate to the rank of epopt, or seer par excellence, gave him the true signification of the degrees through which he had already ..."

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