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ὑπόδημ-α , ατος, τό, (ὑποδέω)
A.sole bound under the foot with straps, sandal,ποσὶν . . ὑποδήματα δοῦσαOd.15.369; “ποσὶν . . ὑποδήματα δοίην18.361, cf. Hdt.1.195, etc.; “ποδὸς .Pl.Alc.1.128a, etc.; whereas ὑπόδημα κοῖλον is a shoe or half-boot, which covered the whole foot (v. “κοῖλος1.1); ὑπόδημα is sts. used alone in this sense, cf. Ar.Pl. 983 (and Sch. ad loc.), Arist.Rh.1392a32; εἰς ὑποδήματα γράφειν put down as paid for shoes, Lys.32.20 (Pass.); δεξιὸν εἰς ., ἀριστερὸν εἰς ποδάνιπτρα, of one who is ready for anything, perh. alluding to Theramenes (v. “κόθορνος3), Ar.Fr.914 (perh. Ar.Byz., cf. Did. and Polem.Hist. (Fr.101 M.) ap. Hellad. ap. Phot.Bibl.p.533 B.); similar words are ascribed to Pythag. by Iamb.Protr.21.ιά (where ὑπόδησις is used); “τὸ . ἔρραψας μὲν σύ, ὑπεδήσατο δὲ ἈρισταγόρηςHdt.6.1, cf. Lib.Ep.52; “ σπάρτος, ἐξ οὗ πλέκουσιν ὑποδήματα τοῖς ὑποζυγίοιςGal. 6.502.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 983
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.195
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.1
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.369
    • Lysias, Against Diogeiton, 20
    • Homer, Odyssey, 18.361
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