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αἴγλη , ,
A.the light of the sun or moon, Od.4.45, etc.:—of the radiance of Olympus, λευκὴ αἴ. 6.45, cf. S.Ant.610 (lyr.); εἰς αἴγλαν μολεῖν to come to daylight, i.e. to be born, Pi.N.1.35; φοιβὰν ὑπαὶ χειμῶνος αἴ., of sunshine on edge of storm-cloud, B.12.140; of dream light in sleep, S.Ph.831 (lyr.).
2. generally, radiance, gleam, ἀπὸ χαλκοῦ αἴ. Il.2.458; τὰς πυρφόρους Ἀρτέμιδος αἴ. the gleam of her torches, S.OT207 (lyr.); μέλαιναν αἴ., of dying embers, E.Tr.549 (lyr.).
3. metaph., splendour, glory, αἴ. ποδῶν, of swiftness, Pi.O.13.36; διόσδοτος αἴ. Id.P.8.96.
II. of shining objects, as a bracelet, S.Fr.594; fetter, Epich.20.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 12.140
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 549
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.458
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.45
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.45
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 610
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 207
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 831
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 594
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