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κάρηνον [α^], τό, Dor. κάρα_νον A.Ch.396 (lyr.), Mosch.1.12 (Ion.
A.κάρηνον2.87); in derivs. the α_ prevails: (v. κάρα A):—head, mostly in pl. (as always in Hom.), ἀνδρῶν κάρηνα, periphr. for ἄνδρες, Il.11.500; νεκύων ἀμενηνὰ κ. Od.10.521, etc.; βοῶν ἴφθιμα κ. Il.23.260; ἵππων ξανθὰ κ. 9.407: metaph., of mountain peaks, Οὐλύμποιο κ. 1.44, etc.; of towns, “πολλάων πολίων κατέλυσε κάρηνα2.117, 9.24; Μυκάλης αἰπεινὰ κ. 2.869: in pl., of a single person, “κάρηνα . . Μελανίππου σπάσαςE.Fr.537: sg. in h.Hom.8.12, 28.8, Mosch.ll. cc., Coluth.264, Anacreont. 1.11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 396
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.24
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.407
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.44
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.260
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.869
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.521
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 8 to Ares, 12
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 28 to Athena, 8
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.500
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.117
    • Moschus, Eros Drapeta, 1.12
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