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εἰρεσι^ώνη , , (εἶρος)
A.branch of olive or laurel wound round with wool and hung with fruits, dedicated to Apollo and borne about by singing boys at the Πυανόψια and Θαργήλια, while offerings were made to Helios and the Hours, and afterwards hung up at the house-door, Eup.119, Ar.Eq.729, V.399, Pl.1054, cf. Paus.Gr.Fr.157, Sch.Ar. ll. cc.
2. the song itself, Hom.Epigr.15, Plu.Thes. 22.
II. crown hung up in honour of the dead, IG3.1337, Alciphr. 3.37.
2. generally, wreath, J.AJ3.10.4; cf. εἰρυσιώνη.
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 729
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1054
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 399
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.10.4
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 22
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