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ἄπυ^ρος , ον,
A.without fire, in Hom. only of pots and tripods, that have not yet been on the fire, brand-new,ἕπτ᾽ ἀπύρους τρίποδαςIl.9.122, cf. 23.267.
b. not capable of standing on the fire,σκευῶν ἐμπύρων καὶ .Pl.Lg.679a, cf. Ar.Fr.532.
c. not wasted by fire, Max.Tyr. 41.4.
2. . οἶκος fireless, i.e. cold, cheerless, Hes.Op.525.
3. unfermented,οἶνοςAlcm.117; uncooked,σιτίαPlu.2.349a; “ἄκολοςAP 9.563 (Leon.), etc.
4. . χρυσίον unsmelted, opp. ἄπεφθον, Hdt. 3.97, IG2.652B28(but . χρυσός, of nuggets, or gold-dust, Arist.Mir. 833b8, D.S.2.50, al.); “. κύανοςThphr.Lap.55; “. τέχναιAristid.Or. 37(2).13; θεῖον . native sulphur, Gal.12.903.
5. ἱερὰ . sacrifices in which no fire was used, i. e. offerings of fruit, grain, and wine, Pi.O. 7.48, cf. A.Ag.70(lyr.), S.Fr.417; “θυσίαν ἄπυρον παγκαρπείαςE.Fr. 912.4; “. βωμοίPh.1.345; “ἱερουργίαPlu.2.578b.
6. in A.Pr.880 (lyr.) . ἄρδις an arrow-point but one not forged in fire, i. e. the sting of the gad-fly; . δάς, of love, Luc.DDeor.19.1.
II. Medic., without fever, Hp.Epid.1.1, cf. Aret.SD1.9. Adv. “ἀπύρωςHp.Prorrh. 1.119.
III. = νεκρός, Hsch.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 70
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 880
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.97
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 525
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.267
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.122
    • Plato, Laws, 679a
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 417
    • Hippocrates, De morbis popularibus, 1.1
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.9
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 19.1
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.50
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