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αἰγίς αἴξ

I.the aegis or shield of Zeus, described in Il. 5. 738 sqq. the aegis on statues of Athena is a short cloak of goat-skin, covered with scales, set with the Gorgon's head, and fringed with snakes, v. Hdt. 4. 189.
2.a goatskin coat, Eur.
II.αἴξ II) a rushing storm, hurricane, Aesch.

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