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θυ^ρεός , , (θύρα)
A.stone put against a door to keep it shut, Od.9.240, 313.
II. oblong shield (shaped like a door), PSI4.428.36 (iii B.C.), Inscr. ap. Plu.Pyrrh.26, Callix.2; hence, of the Roman scutum (opp. ἀσπίς,= clipeus), Plb.2.30.3, 6.23.2, D.H.4.16, cf.Ep.Eph.6.16, Apollod. Poliorc.163.2, Arr.Tact.3.2, etc.
III. disk forming part of καθετήρ, IG11(2).287 B68 (Delos, iii B.C.).
IV. Math., oval, Euc.1 Deff.3,8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.240
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.30.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.23.2
    • New Testament, Ephesians, 6.16
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 26
    • Arrian, Tactica, 3.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 4.16
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