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Ἑρμῆς , οῦ, , nom.
A.ἙρμῆςOd.5.54, etc.: acc. “Ἑρμῆν8.334, etc., Ion. “ἙρμέηνHdt.5.7, late “ἙρμῆCIG5094 (Nubia): dat. “ἙρμῇOd.14.435, “ἙρμέᾳIl.5.390: voc. “Ἑρμῆh.Hom.18.12, A.Pers.629, Eu.90: Ep. gen. “Ἑρμέωh.Merc.413, h.Ven.148, Hdt.5.7, etc.; lengthd. “ἙρμείωIl.15.214:—Ep. nom. Ἑρμείας , Od.1.42, al., IG5(2).558 (Arc.), acc. “-ανOd.1.38, 5.28, al.; later Ἑρμείης , Call.Dian.69, etc.; gen. “ἙρμείαοOd.12.390, 15.319, “ἙρμείαAP7.480 (Leon.); dat. “ἙρμείᾳIG12.631 (vi B. C.); voc. “ἙρμείαOd.5.29, al.:—Boeot. and Dor. nom. Ἑρμᾶς , gen. , Corinn. Supp.2.57, Pi.P.2.10, etc., voc. “ἙρμᾶA.Fr.384, acc. Ἑρμᾶν ib.273: also Ἑρμάων [α_], Hes. Fr.23, Bion Fr.7. 8, AP4.3b.64Agath.):—contr. Ἑρμάν (not ἑρμην-ᾶν ), ᾶνος, Call.Fr.32 P., IG5(2).360, al.(Arc.),ib.5(1).1390.33 (Andania, i B.C.),Supp.Epigr. 2.165 (Laconia) : Thess. dat. “ἙρμαίουIG9(2).716 (dub.), Ἑρμάου ib. 715, al., Ἑρμάο ib.471, Ἑρμᾶ ib.356 : Cret. acc. “ἙρμάονSchwyzer 179a:—Hermes, son of Zeus and Maia, Od.5.28, 14.435, Hes.Th. 938, etc.
2. pillar surmounted by bust, at Athens and elsewhere, And.1.37, Th.6.27, etc.; “τῶν ἱερῶν ἙρμῶνIG12(8).188.14 (Samothrace) ; as a decorative piece, with two faces, Keil-Premerstein Dritter Bericht117: . τρικέφαλος, τετρακέφαλος, Hsch.
3. τοῦ Ἑρμοῦ ἀστήρ the planet Mercury, Pl.Ti.38d, Epin.987b, Arist.Mete. 342b33, Metaph.1073b32, Thphr.Sign.46, etc.: later Ἑρμῆς, , in same sense, Placit.2.32.1, Plu.2.1028b, Cleom.2.7 : hence, “Ἑρμοῦ ἡμέραD.C.37.19.
5. cake in the shape of a κηρυκεῖον, Schwyzer694 (Chios, iv B.C.), Hsch.
II. prov. and phrases :
1. Ἑρμῆν ἕλκειν to make a last effort, from the parting cup at a feast being drunk to Hermes, Stratt.22.
2.κοινὸς Ἑρμῆςshares in your luck ! Arist. Rh.1401a21, Thphr.Char.30.9, Men.Epit.67,etc.
3. ἐν τῷ λίθῳ Ἑρμῆς, of the actual potentially in the material, Arist.Metaph.1002a22,1017b7.
4. Ἑρμῆς ἐπεισελήλυθε 'Hermes is come in', a saying used when conversation suddenly ceased, Plu.2.502f.
5. τὸ Ἑρμοῦ ῥαβδίον, like 'Fortunatus' cap', Arr.Epict.3.20.12.
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