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Ὀλυμπ-ιάς , άδος, , = fem. of Ὀλύμπιος,
A.Olympian, epith. of the Muses, Il.2.491, h.Merc.450, Hes.Th.25, 52 : then, generally, dweller on Olympus, goddess, Id.Fr.142.2 ; . βασιλείης, of the Argive Hera, Phoronis 4 ; “. ΧάριτεςAr.Av.782 ; τις Ὀλυμπιάδων θεᾶν, of the nymphs of the Mysian Olympus, S.Aj. 881 (lyr.).
2. . ἐλαῖαι olive-crowns of the Olympic games, Pi.N.1.17.
II. as Subst.,
1. the Olympic games, Hdt.7.206 ; “τῇ . νικᾶνId.6.103 ; “τὸ κλέος . . τᾶν ὈλυμπιάδωνPi.O.1.94, cf.2.3, al.
2. (sc. νίκη) a victory at Olympia,τοῖσι Λακεδαιμονίοισι Ὀλυμπιάδα προσέβαλεthe glory of an Olympic victory, Hdt.6.70 ; Ὀλυμπιάδα ἀνελέσθαι win a victory in the Olympic games, ib.103, cf. 125 ; “νικᾶν .Id.9.33, cf. Simon.152 ; later, any victory or triumph, Philostr.VA4.44.
3. an Olympiad, i.e. the space of four years between the celebrations of the Olympic games, Timae.21, cf. SIG557.15 (iii B.C.).
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