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Κέκροψ , οπος, , Cecrops mythical king of Athens, Hdt.8.44; represented with a serpent's tail, and hence called διφυής, Sch.Ar.V. 436; with the tail of a θυννίς, Eup.156: pl.,
A.= Κεκροπίδαι, IG3.1335. (Κέκροψ a barbarian name acc. to Hecat. 119 J.)
II. Adj. Κεκρόπιος , α, ον, Cecropian, Athenian, πέτρα K. the Acropolis, E.Ion936 (also simply Κεκροπία, , used for Athens itself, Supp.658, El.1289); K. χθών Attica, Id.Hipp.34, etc.; Κεκρόπιοι, οἱ, the Athenians, APl.4.295: Κεκροπία , , village-community in Early Attica, Str.9.1.20: Κεκρόπιον , τό, shrine of Cecrops, IG12.372.63:—also κεκρ-ικός , ib. 374.144.
2. fem. Κεκροπίς , ίδος, φυλήAr.Av.1407, IG12.302.59, etc.; K. “αἶαAP7.81 (Antip. Sid.).
3. Κεκροπίδαι , οἱ, descendants of Cecrops, Athenians, Hdt. l.c., etc.: in sg., Ar.Eq.1055.
4. Adv. Κεκροπία_θεν , Ep. κέκρ-ηθεν , from Athens, Call.Dian.227, A.R.1.95.
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