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ἐρυθρός , ά, όν, [υ^ by nature, Ar.Ach.787, al.: hence the later Comp. and Sup. are perh. -ώτερος, -ώτατος, as in Pl.Ti.83b, Epin. 987c ; but the metre requires -ότερος in Anaxandr.22, Dromo 1, cf. Choerob. in Theod.2.76]:—,νέκταρ .Il.19.38, Od.5.93 ; “χαλκόςIl. 9.365 ; “χρυσὸν . ἰδεῖνThgn.450 ; κῆρυξ ., a ship painted with vermilion, Orac. ap. Hdt.3.57 ; “-ότερον κόκκονDromo l.c.; . πέλανος, of blood, A.Eu.265 (lyr.); ἐρυθρά, τά, red pimples, eruption, Hp.Liqu.6 ; but . διελθόντα red motions, Id.Coac.178.
3. ἐρυθρόν, τό, ᾠοῦ yolk, Sor.1.124, Orib.Syn.5.13.
II. Ἐρυθρὴ θάλασσα in Hdt. the Indian Ocean, in which the Red Sea (Ἀράβιος κόλπος) is sts. included (of the existence of the Persian Gulf he was ignorant), 1.180, 2.11,158, 4.42, al.; “πόντος .Pi.P.4.251—later the Red Sea only, OGI69,186,190, al.: also of the Persian Gulf, X.Cyr.8.6.20, D.S.2.11 ; Peripl.M.Rubr. prob. mentions Zanzibar and China ; used of remote and unknown places, “μόνον οὐκ ἐπὶ τὴν . θάλατταν πρεσβείας πέμπεινD.19.304 : really Ἐρύθρα θάλασσα sea of Erythras, acc. to Agatharch.5. (Lat. rubrofr. *rudhro-, cf. Skt. rudhirá- ; v. ἐρεύθω.
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 265
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 304
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.180
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.42
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.11
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.57
    • Homer, Iliad, 19.38
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.365
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.93
    • Plato, Timaeus, 83b
    • Plato, Epinomis, 987c
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.6.20
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 787
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.11
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