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Σκίρων [ι_], ωνος, , Attic name for the wind
A.which blew from the Scironian rocks in the Isthmus of Corinth, Arist.Vent.973b19 (written Σκίρρων), Thphr.Vent.62, Str.1.2.20, 9.1.4, CIG518 (i B.C.); but it is a north-west wind, like Ἀργέστης, in Arist.Mete.363b25.
II. a mythical robber who haunted the rocks between Attica and Megara, killed by Theseus, X.Mem.2.1.14, Pl.Tht.169a, etc.; Σκίρωνος ἀκτή or ἀκταί the coast near these rocks, S.Fr.24.6, E.Hipp.1208; the adjacent sea was Σκιρωνικὸν οἶδμα θαλάσσης, Simon.114.3; the rocks themselves Σκιρωνίδες πέτραι, E.Hipp.979, Heracl.860, Str.1.2.20, 9.1.4; without πέτραι, Plb.16.16.4; written Σκιρρωνίδες in Arist.Vent. l.c.; Σκιρωνὶς ὁδός the road from Athens to Megara, Hdt.8.71. (Σκίρων is thus written on vases, Kretschmer Griech. Vaseninschr.p.133; Σκειρ- (codd. Simon., etc.) and Σκιρρ- are misspellings.)
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