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Πυ^λαία , Ion. Πυ^λα_γορ-αίη (sc. σύνοδος), , fem. of πυλαῖος,
A.meeting of the Amphictyons at Pylae, Hdt.7.213, Thphr.HP9.10.2, etc.; “π. ἠρινάSIG230.27 (Delph., iv B.C.); ἐαρινή Decr.Amphict. ap. D.18.154; “ὀπωρινάSIG239 C 32 (Delph., iv B.C.); “μετοπωρινήStr.9.3.7.
2. right of sending deputies to the Amphictyonic Council, D.5.23, 6.22.
3. place where the Amphictyons met, GDI2507.5, 2524.11 (Delph., iii B.C.), Plu.2.409a.
II. promiscuous crowd, such as was found at these meetings: hence μύθων ἀπιθάνων . . πυλαία farrago, Id.Art.1, cf. 2.924d.
III. a place (perh. in Arcadia, cf. St.Byz.) considered undesirable for Spartan youths, Id.2.239c.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Demosthenes, On the Peace, 23
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 2, 22
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 154
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.213
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.3.7
    • Plutarch, Artaxerxes, 1
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