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τυμπα^ν-ίζω ,
A.beat a drum, as was done in the worship of Cybele, Eup.77, Plu.2.60a:—Pass., “τυμπανίζεσθαι κατὰ τὰς ἐξόδουςmarch out to the sound of drums, Str. 15.1.58.
2. τ. ἐπὶ ταῖς θύραις drum with the hand on them, LXX 1 Ki.21.13.
II. perh. = ἀποτυμπανίζω (which is v.l.), Ep.Hebr. 11.35 (Pass.); coupled with ἀνασκολοπίζεσθαι in Luc.JTr.19; cf. “τύμπανον11.
III. of orators, 'beat the big drum', Philostr.VS1.21.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.58
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 21.13
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 11.35
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 11
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 19
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.21.5
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