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Ἡράκλειος , α, ον, also ος, ον S.Tr.51; Ep. ἠπιο-ήειος , in Ion. Prose ἠπιο-ήϊος , η, ον:—
A.of Heracles, βίη Ἡρακληείη, i.e. Heracles himself, Il. 11.690, al., Theoc.25.154, etc.; . στῆλαι the opposite headlands of Gibraltar and Apes' Hill near Tangier, Hdt.2.33,4.8 (where -κλέων is the best reading); “στᾶλαι Pi.I.4(3).12. Adv. -είως like Heracles, Luc.Peregr.33.
II. Ἡράκλειον or ἠπιο-εῖον , Ion. -ήϊον (sc. ιερόν), τό, temple of Heracles, Hdt.2.44, al.; also, a huge drinking-cup, such as Heracles used, Ath.11.469c.
2. Ἡράκλεια (sc. ἱερά), τά, his festival, Ar.Ra.651, IG3.129; “. θύεινD.19.86, etc.
3. Ἡρακλεία, , frothy poppy, Silene viscosa, Thphr.HP9.12.5,9.15.5, Dsc.4.66.
b. title of poem by Rhianus.
III. νοῦσος Ἡρακλείη epilepsy, Hp.Mul. 1.7, cf. Gal.17(2).341; but . πάθος elephantiasis, Aret.SD2.13.
IV. Ἡράκλεια λουτρά hot baths, Ar.Nu.1051, ubi v. Sch. (also Ἡρακλέους κοῖται soft bedding, Megaclid. ap. Ath.12.512f).
V. λίθος Ἡρακλεία or Ἡράκλεια, , the magnet, Pl.Ti.80c, Ion533d, Epicur.Fr.293; from Heraclea in Lydia, acc. to Hsch.
2. πάνακες Ἡράκλειον opopanax, Zopyr. ap. Orib.14.62.1.
VI. Ἡράκλειος, (sc. μήν), a month at Delphi, GDI1685, al.; at Halicarnassus, SIG1015.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 651
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 86
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.33
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.8
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.44
    • Plato, Ion, 533d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 80c
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 51
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.690
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1051
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.13
    • Lucian, De morte Peregrini, 33
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