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[1103] πλάκες ἀγρόνομοι = πλ. ἀγροῦ νεμομένου, highlands affording open pasturage: so “ἀγρον. αὐλαῖς,Soph. Ant. 785. Apollo as a pastoral god had the title of Νόμιος (Theocr. 25. 21), which was esp. connected with the legend of his serving as shephered to Laomedon on Ida (Hom. Il. 21.448) and to Admetus in Thessaly (Hom. Il. 2.766: Eur. Alc. 572μηλονόμας).” Macrobius 1.17.43 (Apollinis) aedes ut ovium pastoris sunt apud Camirenses [in Rhodes] ἐπιμηλίου, apud Naxios ποιμνίου, itemque deus ἀρνοκόμης colitur, et apud Lesbios ναπαῖος [cp. above, 1026], et multa sunt cognomina per diversas civitates ad dei pastoris officium tendentia. Callim. Apoll. 47οὐδέ κεν αἶγες δεύοιντο βρεφέων ἐπιμηλίδες, ᾗσιν Ἀπόλλων βοσκομένῃς ὀφθαλμὸν ἐπήγαγεν.

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