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μάστ-ιξ , ι_γος, ,
A.whip, scourge, mostly for driving horses, Il.5.748, etc.; “μ. λιγυρῇ11.532; ἵππου μ. horse-whip, Hdt.4.3; λιγυρὰ μ.διπλῆS.Aj.242 (anap.); later, scourge, ὑπὸ μαστίγων διαβαίνειν to cross under the lash, of soldiers flogged on, Hdt.7.56, cf.103; “τοξεύειν ὑπὸ μ.X.An.3.4.25; “τῇ μ. κνάπτεινCratin.275; μάστιγ᾽ ἔχων whip in hand, Ar.Th.933, Phryn.Com.36.
II. metaph., scourge, plague, “μάστιξ ΔιόςIl.12.37, 13.812; “μάστιγι θείᾳ . . ἐλαύνομαιA.Pr.682; “πληγεὶς θεοῦ μάστιγιId.Th.608; διπλῇ μ., τὴν Ἄρης φιλεῖ, i.e. fire and sword, Id.Ag.642; μ. [Θεοῦ], of sickness, Ev.Marc.5.34, cf. 3.10 (pl.); but μάστιξ Πειθοῦς the lash of eloquence, Pi.P.4.219:—Ion. μάστις (q. v.): μάστιγξ is not found.
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    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 608
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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 242
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.4.25
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