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πόρπ-η , , (πείρω
A.= περόνη, brooch, clasp for fastening dresses, esp. on the shoulders; used for piercing the eyes, E.Ph.62, Hec.1170: mostly pl., of the fastenings for women's dresses, Il.18.401, h.Ven.163, E.El.318, etc.; worn as emblem of rank by συγγενεῖς τῶν βασιλέων, LXX 1 Ma.10.89; by a Roman officer,=fibula, IGRom.1.1299 (Egypt); of a hair-clasp, Luc.Dom. 7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Euripides, Electra, 318
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 1170
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 62
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 163
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.401
    • Old Testament, 1 Maccabees, 10.89
    • Lucian, De Domo, 7
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