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φι^άλη [α^], ,
A.bowl or pan used as a saucepan for boiling liquids, “ἀμφίθετος φ. ἀπύρωτοςIl.23.270; also used as a cinerary urn, [ὀστέα] ἐν χρυσεῃ φ. καὶ δίπλακι δημῷ θείομεν ib.243, cf. 253.
2. after Hom., broad, fiat bowl or saucer for drinking or pouring libations, “φιάλας τε καὶ ἄλλα ἐκπώματαHdt.9.80, cf. 2.151, 7.54; “δωροφοροῦσιν . . φιάλαςAr.V.677 (anap.); “οἰνοδόκον φ. χρυσῷ πεφρικυῖανPi.I.6 (5).40; “ἀργυρωθέντες σὺν οἰνηραῖς φ.Id.N.10.43; of gold, Hdt.2.151, 7.54, Pi.I.1.20, Pl.Criti.120a (pl.), PCair.Zen.21.16 (iii B. C., s. v. l.), Apoc.5.8, etc.; “ἔλαβε σύμβολον παρὰ βασιλέως τοῦ μεγάλου φ. χρυσῆνLys.19.25; of silver, Pi.N.9.51, IG12.313.15, al., Lys.12.11, PCair.Zen.327.5, al. (iii B. C.); “ἀργυρηλάτους χρυσέας τε φ.E.Ion 1182; “φ. λυκιουργεῖςD.49.31; as a votive offering, Hdt.1.50, PTeb.6.27 (ii B. C.), etc.; “πίνειν ἐκ φ. μεγάλης ἐπὶ δεξιάPl.Smp.223c, cf. X.Smp. 2.23; φ. καρυωτή, v. καρυωτός 11.
b. used for unguents, “ἄλλος δ᾽ εὐῶδες μύρον ἐν φ. παρατείνειXenoph.1.3; for administering medicines, IG42(1).122.125 (Epid., iv B. C.).
c. τὸ ἐκ φιάλης revenue, perh. from a collecting-bowl, IG11(2).161A116 (Delos, iii B. C.), cf. Inscr.Delos 442A156 (ii B. C.).
II. from its broad flat shape, φιάλη Ἄρεως metaph. for ἀσπίς, shield, cited from Tim. (Fr.22) by Antiph.112, cf. Anaxandr.80, Arist.Rh.1412b35.
III. ornament used in a coffered ceiling, Agatharch.102.—The form φιέλη was less Att., Moer.p.389 P.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 677
    • Demosthenes, Against Timotheus, 31
    • Euripides, Ion, 1182
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.50
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.80
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.151
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.54
    • Lysias, On the Property of Aristophanes, 25
    • Lysias, Against Eratosthenes, 11
    • Pindar, Isthmean, 5
    • Pindar, Isthmean, 6
    • Plato, Symposium, 223c
    • Plato, Critias, 120a
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 2.23
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.270
    • New Testament, Revelation, 5.8
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