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[208] Λύκι᾽ ὄρεα διᾴσσει as ἐλαφηβόλος, ἀγροτέρα, huntress: Hom. Od. 6.102οἵη δ᾽ Ἄρτεμις εἶσι κατ᾽ οὔρεος ἰοχέαιρα, ... τερπομένη κάπροισι καὶ ὠκείῃς ἐλάφοισιν: τῇδέ θ᾽ ἅμα νύμφαι.Λύκια: the Lycian hills are named here in order to associate Artemis more closely with her brother under his like-sounding name of Λύκειος. At Troezen there was even a temple of Ἄρτεμις Λυκεία: Paus. says (2. 31. 4) that he could not learn why she was so called(ἐς δὲ τὴν ἐπίκλησιν οὐδὲν εἶχον πυθέσθαι παρὰ τῶν ἐξηγητῶν), and suggests that this may have been her title among the Amazons—a guess which touches the true point, viz. that the Λυκεία was a feminine counterpart of the Λύκειος.

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