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χίμαιρ-α [ι^], ,
A.she-goat, Il.6.181, Hes.Th.322, PCair.Zen.576.3 (iii B. C.); sacrificed before battle to Ἄρτεμις Ἀγροτέρα, A.Ag.232 (lyr.), X.An.3.2.12, HG4.2.20, Lac.13.8; “θαλλὸν χιμαίραις προσφέρωνS.Fr.502; a young she-goat (cf. χίμαρος), Arist.HA523a1; “χ. ἐξ αἰγῶνkid, LXX Le.4.28,29.
II. Χίμαιρα, , Chimaera, a fire-breathing monster, Il.6.179, cf. 16.328; Hes.Th.319, etc.; “χ. πύρπνοοςAnaxil.22.3 (troch.), Epinic.2.10.
2. expld. as mythical for a volcano in Lycia, Str.14.3.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 322
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 319
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.328
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.2.12
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.2.20
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 13.8
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.179
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.181
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 502
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 232
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.3.5
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 4.28
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