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εὔρι_πος , ,
A.any strait or narrow sea, where the flux and reflux is violent, X.HG1.6.22, Arist.HA544a21, 548a9, Mu.396a25; esp. the strait which separates Euboea from Boeotia, h.Ap.222, Hdt.5.77, etc., cf. Str.9.2.8: prov. of an unstable, weak-minded person (cf. Poll.6.121), “πλείους τραπόμενος τροπὰς τοῦ ΕὐρίπουAeschin.3.90; “μεταρρεῖ ὥσπερ ΕὔριποςArist.EN1167b7; “ἄστατα καὶ ἀβέβαια Εὐρίπου τρόπονHipparch. ap. Stob.4.44.81; “Εὔριποι γενόμενοιLib.Ep.907.
II. generally, canal, ditch, etc., SIG799.7 (Cyzicus, i A.D.), Babr.120.2, AP14.135.2 (Metrod.), D.H.3.68.
2. the Spina in the Circus, Lyd.Mens.1.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 90
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.77
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.2.8
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.6.22
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.68
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