Core Vocab: mantis

"Why, what is a seer [mantis]? A man who with luck tells the truth [alēthē] sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there." This latest post about Core Vocabulary terms from The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours and the associated Sourcebook[2] is mantis [μάντις], glossed as "seer, prophet". Read more