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Λοξ-ίας , ου, Ion. Λοξ-ίης , εω, , epith. of Apollo, B.12.148, Hdt.1.91, A.Eu.19,al., S.OT410, Ar.Eq.1047, Pl.8, etc.; expld. because the Sun traverses the ecliptic (cf. II), Cleanth.Stoic.1.123; or from Apollo's 'crooked', i.e. ambiguous, oracles (cf.
A.λοξός3), Corn.ND 32, etc.
II. (λοξός) the zodiac or ecliptic, from its obliquity to the equator, Anon.Intr.Arat.p.96 M.
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 19
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1047
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 8
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 12.148
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.91
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 410
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