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δυσμή , , (δύω
A.= δύσις, setting, mostly in pl., “ἀελίου δ.S.OC1245, cf. A.Fr.69, Hp.Epid.7.5, Pl.Phd.61e; ἐπὶ δυσμῇσιν ἐών at the point of setting, Hdt.3.104; “περὶ ἡλίου δυσμάςLys.1.39; “ἥλιος ἦν ἤδη περὶ δυσμάςHell.Oxy.15.5: metaph., “τὸ γῆρας δυσμαὶ βίουArist.Po.1457b25, cf. D.H.4.79, Ph.1.678, S.E.M.9.90, Diog.Oen.2, etc.
II. the quarter of sunset, west, “ἀπὸ ἑσπέρης τε καὶ [ἡλίου] δυσμέωνHdt.2.31; “πρὸς ἡλίου δυσμέωνId.7.115, cf. 2.33; “πρὸς δυσμαῖςA.Pers.232; opp. ἀνατολαί, BGU1049.8 (iv A. D.):—also δυθμή , Call.Cer.10 (pl.), Fr.539 (sg.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 232
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1457b.25
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.104
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.115
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.31
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.33
    • Lysias, On the Murder of Eratosthenes, 39
    • Plato, Phaedo, 61e
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1245
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 4.79
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