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πυ^ρί-α , Ion. -ιη, , (πῦρ)
A.vapour-bath, made by throwing odorous substances on hot embers confined under a cloth, Hdt.4.75; “πυρίαις χρῆσθαι ἐκ λίθων διαπύρωνStr.3.3.6; “τὰ σώματα ταῖς π. εὖ διατίθησιPlu.2.658d; πυρίαν ἐφεῦρεν [Μήδεια] Palaeph.43: metaph., “γίνονται οἷον πυρίαι ἐν τῷ αἵματιArist.PA651a1.
2. generally of all forms of external application of heat, ξηραὶ π. Hp.Acut.21; ὑγραί, ξηραί, Gal.15.519, cf. Hp.Aph.5.28, 6.31; of cauteries, “πυρίῃσι καυτήρωνAret.CD1.2.
3. = πύελος 2, Moschio ap. Ath.5.207f; so perh. in AP11.243 (Nicarch.).
4. = εἰσώστη, CIG3108,3113 (Teos); tomb-chamber, Keil-Premerstein Dritter Bericht No.108, al., Supp.Epigr.4.548.4 (Ephesus), 594.11 (Colophon).
II. fishing by torchlight, Arist.HA537a18 (pl.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.75
    • Strabo, Geography, 3.3.6
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 6.31
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.28
    • Aretaeus, De curatione diuturnorum morborum libri duo, 1.2
    • Aretaeus, De curatione diuturnorum morborum libri duo, 2
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