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Πυ_θιάς , άδος, pecul. fem. of Πύθιος, Π. βοά a song Apollo, S.Fr. 490; “νίκηPl.Lg.807c.
II. as Subst.,
1. (sc. ἱέρεια), = Πυθία, the Pythian priestess, Plu.2.295d; Π. προφῆτις, one of the dramatis personae in A.Eu..
2. (sc. ἑορτή), the celebration of the Pythian games, Pi.P.1.32, 5.21, IG14.747 (Naples); Πυθιὰς ἱαρἀ, ἱερομηνία Πυθιάς, ib.22.1126.38,44.
3. (sc. νίκη), Pythian victory, “ἐνίκησε . . Πυθιάδας ἕξPaus.6.14.10, cf. 10.7.4.
4. (sc. πομπή), sacred mission from Athens to Delphi, Ephor.31 J., dub. in SIG 296 (Delph., iv B.C.): leg. Πυθαΐς.
5. (sc. ὁδός), sacred way from Delphi to Tempe, Ael.VH3.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.7.4
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 6.14.10
    • Plato, Laws, 807c
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 490
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