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κολοσσ-ός , (also , v. infr.), κολοττ- D.S.1.67:—
A.colossus, gigantic statue, in Hdt. always of Egyptian works, 2.130, al.; of other colossal statues, Thphr.Fr.128, Sopat.1, Plb.18.16.2, Plin.HN34.45, Luc.Hist.Conscr.23, D.C.66.15; “ κ. ἡμαρτημένοςLongin.36.3; dub. in IG12.577, 12(3).1015.
2. generally, statue, A.Ag.416 (lyr.), Schwyzer 89.17 (Argos, iii B.C.), Theoc.22.47; of small images, κολοσὸς (acc. pl.), . . “ἔρσενα καὶ θήλειαν καλίνος γαίνοςBerl.Sitzb.1927.167 (Cyrene): also fem., τὰς κ. ibid.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 416
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.130
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.16.2
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 34.45
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 23
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.67
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