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Οὐρα^νία (Boeot. Ὠρανία IG7.1804, also at Epidaurus, ib.42(1).283), Ep. and Ion. -ιη, , Urania, name of one of the Muses, Hes. Th.78; later, she was looked on esp. as the Muse of Astronomy, Cic.Div.1.11.17, al.
II. epith. of Aphrodite, opp. . Πάνδημος, Pl.Smp.181c, cf. Pi.Fr.122.4, Hdt.1.105; worshipped in Scythia, Id.4.59, IPE2.28 (Panticapaeum); in Amorgos, IG12(7).57 (iii B. C.).
III. the Arabians called the moon Ἀλιλάτ, i.e. Οὐρανίη, Hdt.3.8.
IV. a game in which a ball was thrown into the air, Hsch.
V. a plant, = ἶρις, Ps.-Dsc.1.1.
VI. Aeol. or Dor. ὠρανία_φι , said to be voc., O (Muse) of heaven, Alcm.59.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.105
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.8
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.59
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 78
    • Plato, Symposium, 181c
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