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χάλυψ [α^], υ^βος, , in pl.,
A.the Chalybes in Pontus, who were famous for the preparation of steel, “οἱ σιδηροτέκτονες ΧάλυβεςA.Pr. 715, cf. Hdt.1.28, X.An.5.5.1, Call. in PSI9.1092.48 (on another nation of the same name v. Str.12.3.20).
II. as Appellat., χάλυψ, hardened iron, steel, A.Pr.133 (lyr.), S.Tr.1260 (anap.), Antip.Sid. in POxy.662.52; of a penknife, AP6.65 (Paul.Sil.); of an axe, APl. 4.127: as Adj., Nonn.D.36.182:—also Χάλυβος , ον, Χάλυβος Σκυθῶν ἄποικος, i. e. steel, A.Th.728 (lyr.); “Χαλύβῳ πελέκειE.Fr.472.6 (anap.): pl., = Χάλυβες, E.ap.Sch.Il.Oxy.1087 i 28; “τὸν ἐν Χαλύβοις σίδαρονId.Alc.980 (lyr.).
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 133
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 715
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 728
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.28
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.5.1
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1260
    • Strabo, Geography, 12.3.20
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