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θίς [ι_], θι_νός : Il.23.693, Od.12.45, Ar.V.696, Phld. (v. infr.); S.Ant.591, Ph.1124, Arist.HA548b6, Call.Fr.126, D.H.3.44:—
A.heap, “πολὺς ὀστεόφιν θίςOd.12.45; “θῖνες νεκρῶνA.Pers.818: metaph., “θὶς πημάτωνLyc.812; esp. of sand-banks, “θῖνες ψάμμουHdt.3.26; ἄμμου, γῆς, Plu.Fab.6, Art.18; “τοὺς ἐν ἄμμῳ θῖναςPhld.Piet.20; ἐν ταῖς θ. Arist.HA548b6, cf. 537a25; “θῖνας καὶ ψάμμουςPorph.Abst.4.21; of the sandy deserts of Libya, A.R.4.1384; Νασαμώνων αὔλια καὶ δολιχὰς θ. Call.Fr.126.
2. usu. in Hom., etc., beach, shore, freq. in oblique cases, “παρὰ θῖνα . . θαλάσσηςIl.1.34, cf. Od.6.236, etc.; “παρὰ θῖν᾽ ἁλὸς ἀτρυγέτοιοIl.1.316, cf. 350, etc.; alone, “ἐπὶ θινίOd.7.290; “παρὰ θῖνα9.46; later “θῖν᾽ ἁλόςAr.V.1521 (parod.); “πόντουS.Ph.1124 (lyr.); “θαλάσσαςE.Andr.109 (eleg.); “θαλαττίαD.H.3.44.
b. sand-bank, bar at the mouth of a river, Plb.4.41.6: pl., banks of a stream, D.S. 1.30.
3. sand or mud at the bottom of the sea, “οἶδμα . . κυλίνδει βυσσόθεν κελαινὰν θῖναS.Ant.591: metaph., ὥς μου τὸν θῖνα ταράττεις, i.e. trouble the very bottom of my heart, Ar.V.696, v. Sch.
4. shore-weed, “θίν᾽ ἐν φυκιόεντιIl.23.693, cf. Arist.HA598a5; θινὸς ὄζειν ib.620a15.
II. ἄκρης [πόλιος] θίς the temple that crowns the Acropolis, dub. in Call.Fr.anon.332.
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