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ὕψος , εος, τό, (ὕψι)
A.height,ὕψος κρεῖσσον ἐκπηδήματοςA.Ag.1376; “εἰς . αἴρειν τινάE.Ph.404; “κυπαρίττων ὕψη καὶ κάλληPl.Lg.625c; . ἔχειν, λαμβάνειν, rise some height, Th.1.91, 4.13, cf. 2.75; “ἀφ᾽ ὕψους [με] δισκοβόλησεEpigr.Gr.336 (Alexandria Troas): pl., Pl.Ti. 44d: abs. ὕψος, in height, opp. μῆκος, εὖρος, πλάτος, Hdt.1.50, 178, IG12.372.24, 22.1666A79, PMich.Zen.38.12, al. (iii B. C.); so “ἐς ὕψοςHdt.2.13, 155.
II. metaph., summit, crown,. ἀμαθίαςPl.Ep.351d; “σεμνότητοςArist.Mu.398a12.
2. sublimity, grandeur,τῶν λόγωνMetrod.Herc.831.8, cf. Longin.1.1, al.: pl., Id.3.4, 7.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1376
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 404
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.50
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.13
    • Plato, Laws, 625c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 44d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.91
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.75
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.13
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