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ἡμιόλ-ιος , α, ον, hyperdor. ἁμ- , ον, (ὅλος)
A.containing one and a half, half as much or as large again, Pl.Tht.154c; “περίμετροςPlb.6.32.7; “ηὔξησε τὰ δόρατα ἡμιολίῳ μεγέθειD.S.15.44: c. gen., τὰς περόνας ἡμιολίας . . τοῦ τότε κατεστεῶτος μέτρου half as large again as . . , Hdt.5.88; [“γωνία] ἁμιόλιος τᾶς μέσαςTi.Locr.98a; [“ γνήσιος ἀετὸς] . τῶν ἀετῶνArist.HA 619a13; neut., half as much again, “ἡμιόλιον οὗ πρότερον ἔφερονX.An.1.3.21; ἡμιόλιον ὀφλέτω τι συλάσαι let him be fined half as much again as the amount he seized, IG9(1).333.5 (Locr., v B.C.); of numbers, half as many again, “ποιήσας ἡμιολίους τοὺς ναύτας πρόσθενPlb.10.17.12.
II. in the ratio of one and a half to one (3:2), as in musical sounds, “ἡμιολίαι διαστάσειςPl.Ti.36a; τὸ δι᾽ ὀξειᾶν . Philol.6; ἡμιολία this ratio, “τὴν . τοῦ τιμήματοςPl.Lg.956d; ἀποτίνειν τὴν φέρνην σὺν τῇ . Mitteis Chr.280.15 (ii B.C.). Adv. “-ίωςNicom.Ar.2.20, Ti.2.223 D.
III. ἡμιολία ναῦς a light vessel with one and a half banks of oars, D.S.19.65; also ἡμιολία alone, Thphr.Char.25.2, D.S.16.61, Mus.Belg.14.20 (but “-ίουςPlb.5.101.2, “-ιονHsch.), etc.; used by pirates, Thphr.Char. l.c.; “. λῃστρικαίArr.An.3.2.5, etc.; expld. by δίκροτος (q.v.) ναῦς, Hsch.
IV. τροχαϊκὸς . (sc. στίχος) trochaic verse consisting of a metre and a half, Heph.15.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 15.44
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 16.61
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.88
    • Plato, Laws, 956d
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 154c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 36a
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.3.21
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 25.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.17.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.101.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.32.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 2
    • Polybius, Histories, 3
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 3.2.5
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 19.65
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