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ἴυγξ , ἴυγγος, , ἰύζω, cf. Dam.Pr.213),
A.wryneck, Iynx torquilla, Arist.HA504a12, PA695a23, Ael.NA6.19; used as a charm to recover unfaithful lovers, being bound to a revolving wheel, “. τετράκναμοςPi.P.4.214, cf. AP5.204; “ἕλκειν ἴυγγα ἐπί τινιX.Mem.3.11.18; “. ἕλκε τὺ τῆνον ἐμὸν ποτὶ δῶμαTheoc.2.17: metaph., ἕλκομαι ἴυγγι ἦτορ as by the magic wheel, Pi.N.4.35; “ὥσπερ ἀπὸ ἴυγγος τῷ κάλλει ἑλκόμενοςLuc.Dom.13.
2. metaph., spell, charm, “τῇ σῇ ληφθέντες ἴυγγιAr.Lys.1110, cf. S.Fr.474 (prob. cj.), Lyc.310, D.L. 6.76, Plu.2.1093d (prob. cj. in 568a), Philostr.VA8.7 (pl.), Hld.8.5; passionate yearning for, “ἀγαθῶν ἑτάρωνA.Pers.989.
3. in pl., name of certain 'Chaldaic' divinities, R.2.213K., in Cra.p.33 P., Dam.Pr.111, al.: in sg., πρώτη . ib.217, cf. 213.
4. = σῦριγξ μονοκάλαμος, EM480.1. [ι_ Ep. and Pi.; ι^ Att.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 989
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.11.18
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 474
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 1110
    • Lucian, De Domo, 13
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 6.19
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 8.7
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