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Σάμος [α^], , Samos, the name of several Greek islands:
1. old name for Κεφαλληνία (q.v.), Il.2.634, Od.4.671; also called Σάμη, 1.246, h.Ap.429; though this, acc. to others, is a town on the island: hence Adj. Σαμαῖος , α, ον, Str.10.2.13.
3. Samos, the large island over against Ephesus, first in h.Ap.41: hence Adj. Σάμιος , α, ον, Hdt.1.70, etc.; Σαμία (sc. γῆ) ibid., Thphr.Lap.62; also Σ. ἀστήρ, clay with medicinal properties, Gal.12.178:—Σαμιακός , ή, όν, Cratin.13. (Acc. to Str.8.3.19, 10.2.17, σάμος was an old word signifying a height.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.70
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.246
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.671
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 429
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 41
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.2.17
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.3.19
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.634
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.2.13
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