(εἴδωλον; eídōlon, Lat. idolum, picture, image, delusion).
 Refers to a smaller-than-life-portrait
Refers to a smaller-than-life portrait (cf. the votive gift of a female statue in Delphi, in Hdt. 1,51).
 Refers to a delusion in Greek mythology
In Greek mythology, esp. in Homer, eidolon refers to a delusion (Hom. Il. 5,449), but e…