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κυ^νέη , Aeol. κυνία Alc.15.2, Att. contr. κυνῆ IG12.279.62, etc.: :—prop. (sc. δορά)'s skin (so only Anaxandr.65), used for making soldiers' caps: hence in Ep., generally, helmet, κ. ταυρείη, κτιδέη, Il.10.257, 335; κ. χαλκήρης, χαλκοπάρῃος, 3.316, 12.183; “κ. χρυσείη5.743; once of a peasant's cap, “αἰγείη κ.Od.24.231; later περὶ τῇσι κεφαλῇσι [εἶχον] ἐκ διφθερέων πεποιημένας κυνέας leathern caps, Hdt.7.77, cf. Ar.Nu.268, V.445; of the “πέτασος, ἡλιοστερὴς κυνῆ ΘεσσαλίςS.OC314; Ἀρκὰς κ., = Ἀρκαδικὸς πῖλος, Id.Fr.272, cf. Paus.Gr.Fr.72; but usu. helmet, λάμπραι κ. Alc.l.c.; “κ. ἐπίχρυσοςIG12.l.c.; “τὴν κ. ἐοῦσαν χαλκέηνHdt.2.151; “κ. ΚορινθίηId.4.180; “ΒοιωτίαD.59.94, Thphr.HP3.9.6.
2. Ἄϊδος κ. mythical helmet which rendered the wearer invisible, worn by Athena, Il.5.845; by Perseus, Pherecyd.11 J., cf. Hes.Sc.227, Ar.Ach.390, Pl.R.612b; “Πλούτων κ. ἔχει τοῦ ἀφανοῦς πόλου σύμβολονPorph. ap. Eus.PE3.11.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 445
    • Demosthenes, Against Neaera, 94
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.151
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.180
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.77
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 227
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.257
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.183
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.316
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.743
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.845
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.231
    • Plato, Republic, 612b
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 314
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 272
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 390
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 268
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