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ἑπτά-πυ^λος , ον,
A.with seven gates, epith. of Boeotian Thebes (cf. ἑκατόμπυλος), Il.4.406, Od.11.263, B.18.47, Anaxandr.41.21, cf. A.Th.165 (lyr.), S.Ant.119 (lyr.).
II. . κλῖμαξ stairway symbolizing the ascent of the soul through the seven planetary spheres, Cels. ap. OrigenesCels.6.22 (prob. for ὑψί-).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 165
    • Bacchylides, Dithyrambs, 18.47
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.406
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.263
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 119
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