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ἔποχος , ον, (ἐπί, ϝέχω, cf.Lat.
A.veho) mounted upon, esp. on horses, chariots, and ships, c. gen. vel dat., ναῶν, ἅρμασιν, A.Pers.54,45 (anap.), cf. S.Ichn.181 (lyr.); “τῷ . τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἡνιόχῳPh.1.486, cf. Lib.Or.59.110 : metaph., λόγος μανίας . words borne on madness, i.e. frantic words, E.Hipp.214(anap.).
2. abs., having a good seat on horseback, X.Cyr.1.4.4 ; ἐπόχους θήρα ἀποδεικνύει ib. 8.1.35 ; . εἶναι to have a good seat, Id.Eq.8.10, cf. Ar.Lys.677 ; also “ἱππασίαις .practised in.., Plu.Mar.34. Adv. -χως, ἐγκαθῆσθαι to sit fast, Poll.1.209.
II. Pass., ποταμὸς ναυσὶ . navigable by ships, Plu.Mar.15.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 45
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 54
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 214
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.4.4
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.1.35
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 8.10
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 677
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 15
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 34
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