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τίτα^νος [ι^], also τέτανος , Hsch., ,
A.a white earth, prob. gypsum, Hes.Sc.141, Luc.Hist.Conscr.62, Alex.21: also, chalk, lime, Arist.Mete. 383b8, 389a28; mixed with χάλιξ, Str.5.4.6; “τ. ἐσβεσμένηAret.CA 2.3; opp. “τ. ζῶσαAët.1.393; οἴκου τὴν ἐκ τῆς τ. διασῴζοντος ποιότητα (a cause of insanity) Gal.16.531; “τ. ὕδατι βραχεῖσαId.18(2).202; “λαβὼν τ. θερμὴν φύρασον ὄξειPHolm.4.9: meaning indeterm. in Poll.7.124; “τ. μέλαιναHippiatr.80; tetanos, = galbanus, Gloss.: also, marble-scrapings, Luc.Somn.6. (Perh. from the Thessalian placename Τίτανος, cf. “Τιτάνοιό τε λευκὰ κάρηναIl.2.735, not conversely as Sch.Il.l.c.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 141
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.735
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.4.6
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 2.3
    • Lucian, Somnium sive vita Luciani, 6
    • Lucian, Alexander, 21
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 62
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