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Vates The English-Latin noun vates is a term for a prophet, following the Latin term. It is the origin of the English term ovate for an Irish bard. The earliest Latin writers used "vātēs" ( to denote "prophets" and soothsayers in general; the word fell into disuse in Latin until it was revived by Virgil. Thus Ovid could describe himself as the "" of Eros ("Amores" 3.9).
Vates Virgil uses the Latin ' "winnowing fan" (from ', compare Old High German ', modern German ', with the same meaning, from ") for something borne about in the Bacchic festival, suggesting that the root may have had an ecstatic sense in Italic also.
Vates The word is Latin meaning "fortune tellers." The name was also found in the word Vatican, a hillside on the west bank of the Tiber River in Rome where they resided. When the papacy was returned to Rome from Avignon (France) in the 14th Century, the Vatican became the residence of the Pope, and the word Vatican came to refer to the enclave in the middle of Rome that had become the seat of the Roman Catholic Church.
Vates It is unknown whether the Latin and Gaulish usages are cognates, or if the former should be considered a Celtic loanword. The word may be derived from a PIE root " " to inspire, spiritually arouse"; however that root cannot be shown to go back to Proto-Indo-European, since it is only certainly attested for Celtic and Germanic (though it may be present natively in Italic).
Vates Rübekeil (2003) suggested that the name of the Germanic god ' may in fact be an early loanword, an adjective "*" based on Celtic '.
Vates In pagan Rome the vates resided on the Vatican Hill, the Hill of the Vates. The Vatican Hill takes its name from the Latin word Vaticanus, a vaticiniis ferendis, in allusion to the oracles, or Vaticinia, which were anciently delivered on the Vatican Hill.
Vates Vates (or "Ovates", due to a misinterpretation of the Greek spelling ) make up one of the three grades of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, a neo-druidism order based in England.
Vates An ovate is also the initial level one can attain in the modern Welsh Gorsedd of Bards. The Gorsedd is not a neo-druidic entity like the one mentioned above, but is more concerned with Welsh arts and culture; however, the ceremony and practices are largely based on reimaginings of druidism by Iolo Morganwg.
Vates According to the Ancient Greek writers Strabo, Diodorus Siculus, and Poseidonius, the ' () were one of three classes of Celtic priesthood, the other two being the druids and the bards. The Vates had the role of seers and performed sacrifices (in particular administering human sacrifice) under the authority of a druid according to Roman and Christian interpretation. The Celtic word ' is continued by Irish "" "prophet, seer," and "gwawd" "scorn, satire, scoff" in Welsh.
Psilogramma vates Psilogramma vates is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Sri Lanka.