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θάλεια [θα^], ,, plentiful,: in Ep. always of banquets, “θεῶν ἐν δαιτὶ θαλείῃOd.8.76, Hes.Op.742; “θεοῦ ἐς δαῖτα θάλειανOd. 3.420, cf. 8.99, Il.7.475; so later, Pherecr.152; πίνειν ἐν δαιτὶ θ. Hermipp.82.11; “θ. ἑορτὴν ἀγάγωμενAnacr.54; “Δαὶς θ., πρεσβίστη θεῶνS.Fr.605; μοῖραν θάλειαν a goodly portion, Pi.N.10.53; θ. ἥβα bloom of youth, B.3.89; without δαίς, dub. cj. for θαλάσσης in Alex. Aet.3.15: in form and accent (cf. ἐλάχεια, λίγεια and Eust.742.36) a fem. Adj., as if from θαλύς: masc. “θαλείοις στέφεσινEmp.112.6.
II. as Subst., = θαλία 1, in pl., Pl.R.573d (nisi hoc legend.).
III. as pr. n., Θάλεια, , one of the Muses, Hes.Th.77; later, the Muse of Comedy, “ΘαλίηAP9.505, cf. Plu.2.744f,746c.
2. one of the Graces, patroness of festive meetings, ib.778d; Θαλίη in Hes.Th.909.
IV. Pythag. name for six, Theol.Ar.38.
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    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 3.89
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 77
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 909
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 742
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.475
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.420
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.76
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.99
    • Plato, Republic, 573d
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 605
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