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κισσός , Att. κιττός , ,
A.ivy, Hedera Helix, of three kinds, two climbing (μέλας and λευκός), and one creeping (also called ἕλιξ), Thphr.HP 3.18.6, cf. Dsc.2.179, h.Bacch.40; “ἀτενήςS.Ant.826 (lyr.); “κισσοῦ στέφανοςOGl49.7 (Egypt, iii B.C.); sacred to Dionysus, “κισσῷ . . στεφανωθεὶς Διόνυσον θεραπεύειE.Ba.81 (lyr.); “κύκλῳ δὲ περί σε κ. εὐπέταλος ἕλικι θάλλειAr.Th.999: hence οἴνωψ (or οἰνωπός) S.OC674 (lyr.).
II. = κιρσός (Achaean), Hsch.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 999
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 81
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 7 to Dionysus, 40
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 826
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 674
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