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αἴθων , ωνος, , , (αἴθω)
A.fiery, burning, “κεραυνόςPi.O.10(11).83; of fiery smoke, P.1.23.
II. of burnished metal, flashing, glittering, “σίδηροςIl.4.485, Od.1.184, S.Aj.147 (lyr.); “χαλκόςB.12.50; λέβητες, τρίποδες, Il.9.123, 24.233.
III. of animals or birds, “ἵπποιIl. 2.839; “αἰετός15.690; “βόεςOd.18.372; “ἀλώπηξPi.O.11 (10).20; δορά, of a boar, B.5.124; prob. of colour, red-brown, tawny, since sleek, shining, or fiery, fierce do not suit all cases (but αἴ. θῆρες fierce, Pl.R. 559d); pr. n. of horse, Il.8.185.
IV. metaph. of men, hot, fiery, S.Aj.221 (lyr.), 1088, Hermipp.46; αἴθων λῆμα fiery in spirit, A.Th. 448; λιμὸς αἴθων prob. in Hes.Op.363, Epigr. ap. Aeschin.3.184, Call. Cer.68. (The forms αἴθονα, αἴθονος have been corrupted into αἴθοπα, αἴθοπος, Hes. Op. l.c., S.Aj.221.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (19):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 184
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 448
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 12.50
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.124
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 363
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.184
    • Homer, Odyssey, 18.372
    • Pindar, Olympian, 10
    • Pindar, Olympian, 11
    • Plato, Republic, 559d
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 221
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1088
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 147
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.690
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.233
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.839
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.485
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.185
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.123
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