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ζῴδι-ον , τό, Dim. of
A.ζῷον11, small figure, painted or carved, Hdt. 1.70, IG12.374.288, 11(2).161 B74 (Delos, iii B.C.), Plu.2.673f; statuette, OGI717.6 (Egypt, iii A.D.); of large figures, “ζ. πηχῶν ἑκκαίδεκαD.S.1.47.
II. Astron., sign of the Zodiac, “διὰ μέσων τῶν ζ.Arist.Metaph.1073b20; “ κύκλος τῶν ζ.Id.Mete.343a24, cf. Plb.9.15. 7, Zeno Stoic.1.34, Hipparch.2.1.3, al., Gem.1.3, Autol.1.10, etc.:— also ζωΐδιον , τό, Arat.544, Man.1.309, al.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.70
    • Polybius, Histories, 7
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.15
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.47
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