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Σκύθ-ης , ου, : voc.
A.Σκύθα^Thgn.829, Ar.Th.1112, etc.:—Scythian, first in Hes. Fr.55: prov., Σκυθῶν ἐρημία, of a desert, Ar.Ach.704: metaph., rude, rough person, ἐν λόγοις Σ. Plu.2.847f, cf. Men.533.13.
2. Adj. Scythian, “Σ. ἐς οἷμονA.Pr.2; Σ. ὅμιλος ib.417 (lyr.); “σίδηροςId.Th. 818 (cf. Χάλυψ)“; κύανοςThphr.Lap.55.
II. at Athens, one of the city police, which was mainly composed of Scythian slaves, Ar.Th. 1018,1026, Lys.451; cf. “τοξότης111.
2. = ἱπποτοξότης, Ael. Tact.2.13.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 417
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 2
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 818
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 111
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 1018
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 1026
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 1112
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 704
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 451
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