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δύσις [υ^], εως, , δύω)
A.setting of the sun or stars, opp. ἀνατολή, Heraclit.120, A.Pr.458; ἀμφὶ Ηλειάδων δύσιν (cf. Ηλειάδες) Id.Ag. 826; “περὶ δύσιν ΗλειάδοςDamox.2.19; δ. χειμερινή, θερινή, ἰσημερινή, Cleom.1.9; “δ. τροπικήStr.2.4.7; “ἄχρι ἡλίου δύσεωςIG4.597 (Argos); ἁλίου ἄχρι δ. ib.606 (ibid.); “Κυνὸς ψυχρὰν δ.S.Fr.432.11; personified, PMag.Berol.2.94: pl., δύσιες, opp. ἀντολαί, A.R.1.85: metaph., “δ. τοῦ λογισμοῦPh.1.511.
2. quarter in which the sun sets, west, “πρὸς ἡλίου δύσινTh.2.96; “πρὸς δύσειςArist.Mu.393a18; “ἀπὸ δύσεωςCIG1755 (Opus); “πρὸς δύσειPlb.1.42.5; “πρὸς τὰς δύσεις βλέπεινId.5.104.7.
II. hiding-place, Opp.H.1.330.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 826
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 458
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.4.7
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.96
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 432.11
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.85
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.42.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.104.7
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