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ἁρμονία , , (ἁρμόζω)
2. joint, as between a ship's planks, τὰς . ἐν ὦν ἐπάκτωσαν τῇ βύβλῳ caulked the joints with papyrus, Hdt.2.96; “τῶν ἁρμονιῶν διαχασκουσῶνAr.Eq.533; also in masonry, “αἱ τῶν λίθων .D.S.2.8, cf. Paus.8.8.8,9.33.7.
3. in Anatomy, suture, Hp. Off.25, Oss.12; union of two bones by mere apposition, Gal.2.737; also in pl., adjustments,πόρωνEpicur.Fr.250.
b. of the mind, δύστροπος γυναικῶν . women's perverse temperament, E.Hipp.162 (lyr.).
c. framework of the universe, Corp.Herm. 1.14.
II. covenant, agreement, in pl., “μάρτυροι . . καὶ ἐπίσκοποι ἁρμονιάωνIl.22.255.
III. settled government, order,τὰν Διὸς .A.Pr.551 (lyr.).
IV. in Music, stringing,. τόξου καὶ λύραςHeraclit.51, cf. Pl.Smp.187a: hence, method of stringing, musical scale, Philol.6, etc., Nicom.Harm.9; esp. octave,ἐκ πασῶν ὀκτὼ οὐσῶν [φωνῶν] μίαν . συμφωνεῖνPl.R.617b; “ἑπτὰ χορδαὶ .Arist. Metaph.1093a14, cf. Pr.919b21; of the planetary spheres, in Pythag. theory, Cael.290b13, Mu.399a12, etc.
2. generally, music,αὐτῷ δὲ τῷ ῥυθμῷ μιμοῦνται χωρὶς .Id.Po.1447a26.
3. special type of scale, mode,. ΛυδίαPi.N.4.46; Αἰολίς or -ηΐς Pratin.Lyr.5, Lasus I, cf. Pl.R.398e, al., Arist.Pol.1276b8, 1341b35, etc.
b. esp. the enharmonic scale, Aristox.Harm.p.I M., Plu.2.1135a, al.
4. ἁρμονίαν λόγων λαβών a due arrangement of words, fit to be set to music, Pl.Tht.175e.
5. intonation or pitch of the voice, Arist.Rh. 1403b31.
6. metaph. of persons and things, harmony, concord, Pl.R.431e, etc.
V. personified, as a mythical figure, h.Ap.195, Hes.Th.937, etc.; Philos., like φιλότης, principle of Union, opp. Νεῖκος, Emp.122.2, cf. 27.3.
VI. Pythag. name for three, Theol. Ar.16.
VII. name of a remedy, Gal.13.61; of a plaster, Paul. Aeg.3.62.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 551
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 533
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 162
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.96
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 937
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.255
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.248
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 195
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8.8.8
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 9.33.7
    • Pindar, Nemean, 5
    • Plato, Republic, 431e
    • Plato, Republic, 398e
    • Plato, Republic, 617b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 175e
    • Plato, Symposium, 187a
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 244
    • Hippocrates, De officina medici, 25
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.8
    • Philostratus the Lemnian (Philostratus Major), Imagines, 1.16
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