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πυρσ-εύω ,
A.light up, kindle, πυρσεύσας . . σέλας Εὔβοιαν having lit it up with beacon-fires (σέλας combining with the notion of the Verb), E.Hel.1126 (lyr.); γαῖαν πᾶσαν, of the Sun, Lyr.Alex.Adesp.35.16: metaph., “π. ἔχθρανD.S.11.64; “τὸ κάλλοςPhilostr.Ep.12:—Pass., blaze, “μαρμαρυγῇHld. 7.5; ὥρα τις εἰαρινὴ π. beams forth, Id.5.13.
2. set on fire, “τρίχαOpp.C.1.327.
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    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 11.64
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 12.49
    • Euripides, Electra, 694
    • Euripides, Helen, 1126
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.8.15
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 62
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 25.3
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