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Μάγνης , ητος, , Magnesian, i.e. a dweller in Magnesia in Thessaly, Il.2.756, S.El.705, etc.; or in Magnesia in Lydia, Hdt.3.90, etc.: —fem. Μάγνησσα Theoc.22.79:—hence Μαγνησίη , , Magnesia in Asia, Hdt.3.122, al.; in Thessaly, Id.7.176, al.:—Adj. Μαγνητικός , ή, όν, Magnesian, A.Pers.492: fem. Μαγνῆτις , ιδος
2. Μάγνης (sc. οἶνος), , Hermipp.82.
b. a throw of the dice, Hsch.
II. Μαγνῆτις λίθος, , the magnet, E.Fr.567, cf. Pl.Ion533d, Eub.77, etc.: without λίθος, Sch.Pl.R.600a; also “ Μαγνησίη λίθοςHp.Int.21, cf. Ach.Tat.1.17; “ ΜάγνησσαOrph. L.307; “ Μάγνης λίθοςPorph.Abst.4.20; M. alone, Alex.Aphr. Pr.2.59; M. “ πνέωνPMag.Par.1.2631; also “ Μαγνήτης λίθοςDsc. 5.130, Ph.403.23; “ Μαγνῆτις πέτραDsc.5.126.
2. Μαγνῆτις λίθος, also, a mineral resembling silver, prob. a kind of talc, Thphr.Lap.41.
III. μαγνησία , , name of several ores and metallic amalgams, Zos.Alch.p.188 B., Maria ap.eund.p.192 B.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 492
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.122
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.90
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.176
    • Plato, Republic, 600a
    • Plato, Ion, 533d
    • Sophocles, Electra, 705
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.756
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 1066
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 1.17
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