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χλα^μύς [υ^], ύδος, : acc. χλαμύδα, also
A.χλάμυνSapph.674:—short mantle, worn prop. by horsemen, X.An.7.4.4; borrowed with the πέτασος from Thessaly, Philem.34, Poll.10.124; but said to be Macedonian, Arist.Fr.500, Phylarch.62J.; worn by ἔφηβοι, Philem. l.c., cf. AP6.282 (Theod.); μάτηρ σε . . δῶρον ἐς Ἅιδαν ὀκτωκαιδεκέταν ἐστόλισεν χλαμύδι ib.7.468 (Mel.); χλαμύδεσσ᾽ ἀμφεμμένοι, of ephebi, IGRom.4.360.35 (Pergam., ii A. D.); ἐκ χλαμύδος, = ἐξ ἐφήβου, Plu.2.752f, cf. 754f; “ἐκ χλαμύδος . . ᾤχετ᾽ ἐς ἍιδαIG12(7).447.6 (Amorgos); worn by Hermes, Luc.Tim.30; also by Eros, Sapph. l.c. (v. Poll.10.124), Philostr.Im.1.6, cf. AP12.78 (Mel.).
2. generally, military cloak, of foot-soldiers, Antiph.16, Men.331, Plu.Phil.11, etc.; of heralds, Ar.Lys.987.
3. of the general's cloak, Phld.Vit.p.27J., Plu.Per.35, Lys.13, etc.; worn by kings, Id.Demetr.42, etc.; by tragic kings and heroes, Luc.JTr.41; by Σειληνοί in a procession, Callix.2: = Lat. paludamentum, D.C.59.17, 60.17, al., Hdn.4.7.3, Cod.Theod.14.10.1.
4. a civilian's mantle, PCair.Zen.263.2, al. (iii B. C.), PLond.2.402 ii 16 (ii B. C.), X.Eph.1.8 cod., POxy.1288.24 (iv A. D.). (For its shape cf. Plu. Alex.26.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.4.4
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 987
    • Plutarch, Lysander, 13
    • Plutarch, Philopoemen, 11
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 35
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 42
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 26
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 41
    • Lucian, Timon, 30
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 59.17
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 60.17
    • Philostratus the Lemnian (Philostratus Major), Imagines, 1.6
    • Xenophon of Ephesus, Ephesiaca, 1.8
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