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ὕμνος , ,
A.hymn, ode, in praise of gods or heroes (“καί τι ἦν εἶδος ῳδῆς εὐχαὶ πρὸς θεούς, ὄνομα δὲ ὕμνοι ἐπεκαλοῦντοPl.Lg.700b; “ὕμνους θεοῖς καὶ ἐγκώμια τοῖς ἀγαθοῖςId.R.607a, cf. Arist.Po.1448b27), once in Hom., “ἀοιδῆς ὕμνοςOd.8.429 (folld. by Demodocus' song of the Wooden Horse, 499 sqq.); “ὕμνῳ νικήσαντα φέρειν τρίποδ᾽Hes.Op.657; “ἀνδρῶν τε παλαιῶν ἠδὲ γυναικῶν ὕμνον ἀείδουσινh.Ap.161; freq. in Pi., ὕμνος πολύφατος, ἐπικώμιος, etc., O.1.8, N.8.50, al.; “Θήρωνος Ὀλυμπιονίκαν ὕμνονO.3.3; and in B., “ὑφάνας ὕμνον5.10, cf. 6.11, al.; ὕμνοι θεῶν to or in honour of the gods, Pl.Lg.801d; “τιμῶν θεὰν ὕμνοισινE.Hipp.56; “τοὺς χοροὺς . . καὶ τοὺς . τῷ θεῷ ποιεῖτεD.21.51, cf. Pl.Smp.177a; ὕμνοι Δαυείδ psalms of David, LXX 2 Ch.7.6; “ψαλμοὶ καὶ . καὶ ᾠδαίEp.Eph.5.19: in Trag. also of mournful songs, addressed to gods or heroes, “τὸν δυσκέλαδον . ἘρινύοςA.Th.868 (lyr.), cf. Pers.620, 625 (anap.), Ch.475 (lyr.); “. ἐξ Ἐρινύων, δέσμιος φρενῶν, ἀφόρμικτοςId.Eu.331 (lyr.), cf. 306; “ἐν ἀλύροις κλέοντες ὕμνοιςE.Alc.447 (lyr.); . Ἅιδου, of one whose songs are death, Phryn. Com.69 (lyr.).—On ὕμνοι of various kinds v. Men.Rh.p.333 S.; “ κυρίως . πρὸς κιθάραν ᾔδετο ἑστώτωνProcl.Chr.ap.Phot.Bibl.p.320 B., cf. Did. ap. EM777.9. [Most commonly υ_, but only by position; υ^ proved by εὔυ^μνος (q.v.), “υ^μνῳδεῖA.Ag.990 (lyr.), υ^μνήσω E.Ba.72 (lyr.).]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (23):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 306
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 331
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 475
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 620
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 625
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 868
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1448b.27
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.10
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 6.11
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 51
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 447
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 72
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 56
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 657
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 161
    • Old Testament, 2 Chronicles, 7.6
    • Plato, Laws, 700b
    • Plato, Laws, 801d
    • Plato, Republic, 607a
    • Plato, Symposium, 177a
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.429
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 990
    • New Testament, Ephesians, 5.19
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