previous next
ἅρμα , ατος, τό,
A.chariot, esp. war-chariot, Il.5.231, etc.; freq. in pl. for sg., “ἑσταότ᾽ ἐν θ᾽ ἵπποισι καὶ ἅρμασι4.366, etc.; “τὰ Λυδῶν ἄρματαSapph.Supp.5.19; “ἵππους ὑφ᾽ ἅρμασι ζευγνύναιA.Pers.190, E.Hipp.111; “ἵππους ὑφ᾽ ἅρματα ἄγεινA.Pr.465; “πῶλον . . ζυγέντ᾽ ἐν ἅρμασινId.Ch.795 (lyr.); opp. ἁρμάμαξα (q. v.); also, racing-chariot drawn by horses, opp. ὄχημα (a mule-car), Pi.Fr.106.5; “. τέλειονIG2.967.45; “ἁρμάτων ὀχήματαE.Supp.662, cf. Ph.1190; travelling-chariot, Act.Ap.8.28.
2. chariot and horses, yoked chariot, Il.2.384, etc.; “. τέθριππονPi.I.1.14; . τετράορον, τέτρωρον, Id.P.10.65, E.Alc.483: metaph., τρίπωλον . δαιμόνων of three goddesses, E. Andr.277 (lyr.).
4. metaph., “. θαλάσσηςa ship, Nonn.D.4.230, al., Opp.H.1.190.
II. a mountain district in Attica, where omens from lightning were watched for: hence prov., ὁπόταν δἰ Ἅρματος ἀστράψη, i.e. seldom or never, Str.9.2.11; δι᾽ Ἅρματος alone, Plu.2.679c.
III. Pythag. name for unity, Theol.Ar.6.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (16 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 795
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 465
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 190
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 902
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 483
    • Euripides, Andromache, 277
    • Euripides, Heracles, 881
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 111
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1190
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 662
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.384
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.366
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.231
    • Plato, Laws, 834b
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.2.11
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 11.5
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: