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πυ^ρά , ῶν, τά,, in Hom. only nom. and acc., “καίωμεν πυρὰ πολλάIl.8.509, cf. 554, 9.77, 10.12; “ἐκκαύσαντες π.Hdt.4.134; πύρ᾽ αἴθειν) prob. for πυραίθειν) in E.Rh.41 (lyr.), 78,823 (lyr.) and for πύραιθεῖν (sic) in Call.Fr.1.13 P.; “πυρὰ δαίεταιE.Rh.136 (lyr.); ὡς . . ᾐσθάνοντό τὰ πυρὰ . . φανέντα the beacon-fires, Th.8.102; “π. κατασβεννύναιX.An.6.3.25; dat., ἐπιτυγχάνει πυροῖς ἐρήμοις ib.7.2.18, cf. Cyr.4.2.16; of volcanic fires, Arist.Mir.833a1; “πυρά . . εὔδηλα πᾶσιScymn.258: metaph., “δῆμος π. ἐς τὸν Τίβεριν πολλὰ ἐνέβαλεD.C.55.13. (A sg. πυρόν is cited by Hdn.Gr.2.944, but rejected by Eust.729.63: the accent, as well as dat. πυροῖς, shows that πυρά does not belong to πῦρ.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 41
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 78
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 823
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.134
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.12
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.102
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 6.3.25
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.2.18
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.2.16
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.509
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.77
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 136
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 55.13
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