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πελώρ-ιος (also τελώριος (q. v.)), ον, fem. (not in Hom.) -ιος Hes. Th. 179, -ίη A.R.4.1682 :
A.= πέλωρος, freq. in Hom., mostly of gods, Ἀΐδης, Ἄρης, Il.5.395, 7.208 ; or heroes, as Αἴας, Ἕκτωρ, Ἀχιλεύς, 3.229, 11.820, 21.527 ; “ὨρίωνOd. 11.572 ; ἀνὴρ π., of Polyphemus, 9.187, cf. Il.3.166, Pi. O. 7.15 ; also of things, ἔγχος, τεύχεα, Il.8.424, 10.439 ; “λᾶαςOd.11.594 ; “κύματα3.290 ; “ἅρπηHes. Th. 179 ; “κλέοςPi. O. 10(11).21 : rare in Trag. (only lyr.), γᾶς π. τέρας, of a dragon, E.IT1248 (lyr.) ; τὰ πρὶν π. the mighty things, or mighty ones, of old, A.Pr. 151 (lyr.) ; used by Com. in mockheroicstyle, Ar.Av. 321 ; in exaggerated language, Arist. Rh. 1408b13: in later Prose, Ath. 3.84e.
2. π. (sc. ἱερά), τά, a harvest-festival, celebratcd in honour of Zeus in Thessaly, Bato Sinop.4 ; Πελώριος, epith. of Zeus, Q.S. 11.273.
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