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Ταίνα^ρος , , Taenarus, a promontory at the southern end of Laconia, Pi.P.4.44, 174; also masc. or neut., Th.1.128, 133, 7.19;
A.Ταίναρον ἠνεμόενταOrph.A.1370: neut. Ταίναρον , τό, Str.8.5.1: in most passages the word occurs in an obl. case without an Adj., so that the gender is undetermined, as in h.Ap.412, Hdt.1.23,24, Th. 1.133, Ar.Ra.187, etc.; “Ποσειδῶν οὑπὶ Ταινάρῳ θεόςId.Ach.510; πύλη τις ἐστὶ (sc. of the infernal regions) “Ταινάρου πρὸς ἐσχάτοιςMen.842, cf. Str. l.c.:—Adj. Ταινάριος , α, ον, Ταιναρίην ὑπὸ χθόναA.R.1.102; epith. of Artemis, Euph.9.11; Τ . λίθος, v. λίθος 11.1: neut. pl. Ταινάρια , τά, festival of Poseidon at Taenarus, Hsch. (-ίας cod.): hence Ταινάριοι , οἱ, celebrants of this festival, IG5(1).211.1:—also Ταιναρίζω , celebrate this festival, St.Byz. s.v. Ταίναρος, and Ταιναρισταί , οἱ, = Ταινάριοι, Hsch.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 510
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 187
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.23
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 412
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.128
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.133
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.19
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.102
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.5.1
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