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Τροία , Ion. Τροίη, ,
A.Troy, whether of the city, 'Troy-town', Il. 9.46, etc.; or the country, the Troad,Τροίην ἐριβώλακα3.74, etc.:—also Τροΐα as trisyll., Sapph.Supp.5.9, Scol.17,18, dub. in S.Aj.1190 (lyr., v. ad fin.); Dor. Τρωΐα Pi.N.2.14, 3.60, A.Ch.363 (lyr.); contr. Τρῴα Pi.O.2.81 (cj. Boeckh for Τροίας):—hence Τροία_θεν , Ion. -ηθεν, from Troy, Od.3.257, etc.; “ἀπὸ ΤροίηθενIl.24.492; Dor. “Τρωΐα_θενPi.N.7.41:—Τροίανδε , Ion. -ηνδε, to Troy, Il.7.390, etc.; Dor. “ΤρῴανδεPi.I.4(3).36(54).
II. a game, the Lat. Troja (Verg.A.5.602), “Τροίαν ἱππεῦσαιD.C.59.7, cf. 11. [Zenod. and Aristarch. scanned Τροίη (Troy) as disyll. everywhere in Hom., but Aristarch. scanned (and wrote) (πόλιν Τροΐην as trisyll. in Il.1.129, Od.11.510, understanding 'a Trojan city (city of the Troad)', v. Sch. Il. l.c.; cf. Τρώϊος: Τροίη -ης - -ην) stands at the beginning of the line in the phrase “Τροίῃ ἐν εὐρείῃIl.24.256,494, Od.1.62, 4.99, 5.307; in the other 82 occurrences the trisyll. form is admitted by the metre, but should perh. not be restored, as disyll. Τροίη -ης etc.) is almost inevitably so placed in a hexam.:—codd.Pi. (in contrast to codd.Hom.) have “ΤρωΐαN.4.25, al., and Τροΐα ib.2.14, al. (with either spelling the word may begin with ^ ^), cf. Eust.65.22.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 363
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.492
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.510
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.62
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.257
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.99
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.307
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1190
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.129
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.256
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.74
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.390
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.46
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 11
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 59.7
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