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φοῖβος , η, ον (accented φοιβάν in B.12.139 Pap.):—
A.pure, bright, radiant,ὕδωρHes.Fr.274, Lyc.1009; “ἡλίου φοίβῃ φλογίA.Pr.22; “αἴγλαB. l.c.
II. as pr. n., Φοῖβος, , Phoebus, i.e. the Bright or Pure, an old epith. of Apollo, “Φ. ἈπόλλωνIl.1.43, al.; rarely inverted, “Ἀπόλλων φοῖβος20.68, Hes.Fr.194: then alone as pr. n., Il.1.443, Alcm.61, etc.
2. prophet, BCH55.85 (Panamara).
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 22
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 12.139
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.68
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.43
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.443
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