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lutea,κροκόπεπλος”, ‘saffron-kirtled,’ Il.VIII. 1.The same colour is given to her chariot in III. 150, “croceis invecta rotis Aurora”. Her horses are rose-red, and the two colours are combined in Virg. Aen.VII. 26, Aurora in roseis fulgebat lutea bigis.

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    • Homer, Iliad, 8.1
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