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λύκειος [υ^], ον, S.El.7, E.Rh.208 (but λυκεία (q. v.) as Subst. in Plb.):—
A.of or belonging to a wolf, δορά E.l.c., etc.
II. Λύκειος (written Λύκηος Milet.1(7) No.282 (i B.C.)), epith. of Apollo, either as λυκοκτόνος (q. v.), or as the Lycian god (v. Λυκηγενής, Λύκιος), or (fr. Λύκη) as the god of light: “Λύκει᾽ ἌπολλονA.Ag.1257; “εὐμενὴς δ᾽ Λ. ἔστωId.Supp.686 (lyr.); in Id.Th.145 (lyr.) there is a play upon the doubtful meanings, Λύκει᾽ ἄναξ, λύκειος γενοῦ στρατῷ δαΐῳ, Lycean lord, be a very wolf to the enemy; so τοῦ λυκοκτόνου θεοῦ ἀγορὰ Λύκειος (this ἀγορά being an open place in Argos near the temple of Apollo Λύκειος) S.l.c.; cf. Λύκειον.
III. epith. of Pan, IG5(2).93 (Tegea).
IV. Λύκειος, (sc. μήν), a month at Epidaurus Limera, ib.(1).932; Λύκεος, at Lamia (Thess.), ib.9(2).75.18, etc.
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