Strangely, none of these failed predictions have bankrupted the prophetic project.
The pedantic type might note that Hippolytus makes no prophetic mention of the cinema or the Internet.
It is worth noting, however, that he was prophetic on several cultural and political developments.
late 15c., from Middle French prophétique (15c.) and directly from Late Latin propheticus, from Greek prophetikos "pertaining to a prophet, oracular," from prophetes (see prophet). Related: Prophetical (mid-15c.); prophetically.