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ἡνίοχ-ος , Dor. and Aeol. ἀν- Pi.P.5.50 (
A.v.l. ἁν- as in N.6.66, but cf. ἀνιοχίω), Sapph.Supp.20a.19, : (ἡνία, ἔχω):—one who holds the reins, driver, charioteer, Il.8.89, etc.: sts. opp. παραιβάτης, 23.132; “. θεράπων5.580, 8.119; παρεβεβήκεε δέ οἱ . Hdt.7.40.
2. generally, chariot-driver, as in the games, etc., Pi. P.5.50, Ar.Pax905 (pl.), X.HG3.2.21, Pl Phdr.254b, PPetr.3p.180 (pl., iii B.C.), etc.; ὑποπτέρων ἵππων . Pl.Criti.116e.
b. rider, Thgn. 260.
3. . τῆς νεώς the helmsman, Poll.1.98.
4. metaph., one who guides, governs, χειρῶν καὶ ἰσχύος . Pi.N.6.66; παλαισμοσύνας δεξιὸς . Simon.149; “. τέχνης τραγικῆςIG2.2263 (iv B.C.); παντοίης ἀρετῆς ib.7.2539.2 (Thebes); . κιθάρας, of a harper, Epigr. ap. St.Byz. s.v. Μίλητος: fem., αἰγίδος ., of Athena, Ar.Nu.602; in Prose with οἷον prefixed, Pl.Plt.266e, etc.; of love, Plu.2.759d, Hermesian.7.84.
5. as Adj., guiding, “γνώμηCarm.Aur.69; “ἄνεμοιMan.5.153.
II. ἡνίοχοι, οἱ, at Athens, a class of rich citizens who had to furnish chariots for public service, Ael.Dion.Fr.196, Phot.
III. in pl., also,= ἔκφοροι (“ἔκφορος111), Id.
IV. the constellation Auriga, Arat.156, Eudox. ap. Hipparch.1.2.10, etc.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 602
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    • Plato, Statesman, 266e
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    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.2.21
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