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πρόμα^χ-ος , ον,
b. as Adj., π. δόρυ the champion spear, i.e. of Heracles (v. Sch.), S.Tr.856 (lyr.).
2. fighting for, δόλεως, δόμων, A.Th.419(lyr.), 482 (lyr.); “θεσμῶνIG3.638.
II. as a name of tutelary gods, “ἈθηνᾶAlciphr. 3.51, etc.; παρὰ προμάχῳ Παλλάδι IGl.c.; “ἨρακλῆςPaus.9.11.4; “ἘρμῆςId.9.22.2.
III. Subst., bastion, Procop.Aed.5.4.
IV. in Crete, cake made for a seven-days-old child, Hsch. -ών, later form of προμαχεών, LXXJe.5.10, al., Ph.Bel.91.50, J.BJ5.4.2, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 419
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 482
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.31
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.354
    • Homer, Odyssey, 18.379
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 5.4.2
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.11.4
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.22.2
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 856
    • Old Testament, Jeremiah, 5.10
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