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γα^λήν-η , ,
A.stillness of the sea, calm (“γ. μὲν ἐν θαλάσσῃ νηνεμία δ᾽ ἐν ἀέριArist.Top.108b25, but cf. Od.5.452, 12.168), Hom. only in Od., “λευκ δ᾽ ἦν ἀμφὶ γαλήνη10.94; οἱ δ᾽ ἐλόωσι γαλήνην will sail the calm sea, 7.319; stillness of deep waters, Coluth.360; “νηνεμίας τε καὶ γ.Pl.Tht.153c; “ἐν ταῖς γ. καὶ εὐδίαιςArist.HA533b30: metaph. of the mind, calmness, serenity, “φρόνημα νηνέμου γαλάναςA.Ag.740 (lyr.); ἐν γαλήνῃ in calm, quiet, S.El.899; “γ. ἐν τῇ ψυχῇPl.Lg.791a.
II. lead sulphide, galena, Plin.HN33.95, 34.159.
III. name of an antidote, Androm. ap. Gal.14.32. (Aeol.γελήνη (sic) acc. to Jo.Gramm.Comp. 3.1; perh. akin to γελάω.)
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