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κύκλ-ιος , α, ον ος, ον Eup.5 D.), (κύκλος)
A.round, circular, “ἀσπίςArchestr.Fr.13.3; ὕδωρ κύκλιον, of the Delian lake (cf. τροχοειδής), E.IT1104 (lyr.).
II. κύκλιος χορός, , ci cular or cyclic chorus, prop. of any which were danced in a ring round an altar, chiefly used of dithyrambic choruses, opp. those which were arranged in a square (“τετράγωνοιTimae.44), Ar.Nu.333, Ra.366, Fr.149.10, X.Oec. 8.20, Aeschin.3.232, etc.; “ἐν τῷ ἀγῶνι τῶν κ. χορῶνSchwyzer 91.26 (Argos, iii B.C.); τῶν κ. (without χορῶν Ἀρχ. Ἐφ. 1913.7 (Nisyros, iii B.C.), cf. Inscr.Cos13.4; “ἐν τοῖς κ. ἀγῶσινOGI213.38 (Didyma, iv/ iii B.C.); invented by Arion, Arist.Fr.677: hence “κύκλιον ὠρχήσαντοCall.Del.313; “εἱλισσόμεναι κύκλιαE.IA1055 (lyr.).
3. = κυκλικός 11, AP11.130 (Poll.).
4. = χορίαμβος, Sch.Heph.p.303 C.
III. name of month at Epidaurus, IG42(1).115.23 (iv/iii B.C.), al.
IV. κυκλίῳ, = κύκλῳ, c.gen. (cf. “κύκλος1), BGU938.4 (iv A.D.).
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