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κολωνός , ,
A.= κολώνη, hill, h.Cer.272, 298, Hes.Fr.122.1, Hdt.4.181, 7.225, etc.; κ. λίθων heap of stones, Id.4.92, X.An.4.7.25; hilltop, peak, A.R.1.1120.
II. Colonus, deme of Attica, sacred to the hero Colonus (ἱππότης K. S.OC59); Οἰδίπους ἐπὶ Κολωνῷ, title of play by Sophocles:—hence Κολωνεύς , έως, , one of the deme Colonos, IG2.944.48.
2. K. ἀγοραῖος, mound in the Athenian “ἀγορά, Κολωνόν . . , οὐ τὸν ἀγοραῖον, ἀλλὰ τὸν τῶν ἱππέωνPherecr.134; labourers were hired there, Com.Adesp.35 D., hence called Κολωνέται or Κολωνῖται , Hyp.Fr.8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.181
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.92
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.225
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 59
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.7.25
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.1120
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