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πυρφορ-έω , be a torch-bearer, E.Tr.348: c. acc., “π. λαμπάδιονHld.4.1.
b. esp. to be a πυρφόρος or bearer of sacred fire, IG7.1776 (Thesp.); παῖς τῷ πυρφορῶν ib.42(1).121.43 (Epid., iv B.C.).
II. set on fire, A.Th.341 (lyr.): metaph., “ψυχήνCharito 2.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 341
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 348
    • Chariton, De Chaerea et Callirhoe, 2.4
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