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θα^λάσσ-ιος , later Att. θα^λάσσ-ττιος , α, ον, also ος, ον E.IT236: (θάλασσα):—
A.of, in, on, or from the sea, “οὔ σφι θ. ἔργα μεμήγειIl.2.614; “κορῶναι εἰνάλιαι, τῇσίν τε θ. ἔργα μέμηλενOd.5.67; “θ. βίοςArchil.51; “χέλυςAlc.51; θ. ἀνέμων ῥιπαί, κλύδων, Pi.N.3.59, E.Med.28; “ΧάριτεςLyr.Adesp.85.11; θ. [Ποσειδῶν] Ar.Pl.396; of animals, opp. χερσαῖα, Hdt.2.123, cf. Pl. Euthd.298d, Arist.HA487a26; πεζοί τε καὶ θ. landsmen and seamen, A.Pers.558 (lyr.); θ. ἐκρῖψαί τινα to thro wone into the sea, S.OT1411; θ. νεκρός, of one drowned, Thgn.1229; πλοῖον θ. sea-going vessel, POxy.1288.6 (iv A.D.).
2. skilled in the sea, nautical, Hdt.7.144; γεωργοὶ καὶ οὐ θ. Th.1.142.
3. like the sea, in colour, “τῇ χρόᾳPlu.2.395b; = ἁλουργής, στρώματα D.S.34/5.2.35.
II. θαλάσσιαι, αἱ, name of certain priestesses at Cyzicus, CIG3657.4.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 558
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 396
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 236
    • Euripides, Medea, 28
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.144
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.123
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.67
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 298d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1411
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.614
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.142
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