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Ἰλιάς [ι_], άδος, , pecul. fem. of
A.Ἰλιακός, χώρηHdt.5.94, cf. A.Ag. 453(lyr.), E.Hec.102(anap.), 923(lyr.), etc.; epith. of Athena, Hdt. 7.43, IG9(1).350 (ii B.C.).
II. as Subst.,
1. (sc. γῆ) Troy, the Troad, Hdt.5.122.
2. (sc. γυνή) a Trojan woman, E.Hel.1114 (lyr.), Tr.245 (lyr.), etc.
3. (sc. ποίησις) the Iliad of Homer, Hdt.2.116, Arist.Po.1448b38, al.: prov., κακῶν Ἰλιάς, i.e. an endless string of woes, D.19.148, D.S.36.6, etc.
III. a kind of thrush, perh. the redwing, Turdus iliacus, Arist.HA617a21 (s.v.l.); cf. “ἰλλάς111.
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