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γύα^λον [υ^], τό,
A.hollow, in Il. always of the breast- or back-piece of the cuirass, [“θώρηκα] γυάλοισιν ἀρηρόταIl.15.530: sg., usu. of the front-piece, 5.99, al.
2. hollow of a vessel, “κρατήρων γ.E.IA1052 (lyr.); hollow vessel, “χρυσοῦ γέμοντα γύαλα θησαυροὺς βροτῶνId.Andr.1093 (v. infr. 4).
3. κοίλας πέτρας γ. hollow of a rock, S.Ph. 1081 (lyr.); cavern, “πέτρινα [μύχατα] γύαλαE.Hel.189 (lyr.).
4. pl., of hollow ground, vales, dells, “γυάλοις ὕπο ΠαρνησοῖοHes.Th. 499, cf. h.Ap.396; “Νύσηςh.Hom.26.5; “γ. ΘεράπναςPi.N.10.56 (but “γ. Πυθῶνος, ΦοίβουId.P.8.63, E.Ph.237 (lyr.), cf. Ion 245, S.Fr.460, may perh. refer to the rock-chambers of Delphi, cf. γύαλα: θησαυροί, ταμιεῖα, Hsch., and so perh. in E.Andr.1093 (v. supr.)); Λύδιά τ᾽ ἂγ γύαλα throughout the vales of Lydia, A.Supp.550 (lyr.); “γύαλα χώραςAr.Th.110 (lyr.); αἰθέρια γύαλα the vault of heaven, Opp.C. 1.281, cf. Orph.H.19.16.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 550
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 110
    • Euripides, Andromache, 1093
    • Euripides, Andromache, 4
    • Euripides, Helen, 189
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 1052
    • Euripides, Ion, 245
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 237
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 499
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.530
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.99
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 26 to Dionysus, 5
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 396
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1081
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 460
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