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κῆπος , Dor.κᾶπος (also Inscr.Cypr. 135.20 H.), ,, orchard, or plantation, Od.7.129, 24.247, 338; “πολυδένδρεος4.737; of any rich, highly cultivated region, as Ἀφροδίτας κᾶπος, i.e. Cyrene, Pi. P.5.24; Διὸς κ., i.e. Libya, ib.9.53 (but Διὸς κῆποι, also of heaven, S. Fr.320 (lyr.); Φοίβου παλαιὸς κ., of the eastern sky, ib.956, cf.Pl.Smp. 203b; cf. “Ὠκεανοῦ κ.Ar.Nu.271); “κ. ΕὐβοίαςS.Fr.24; οἱ Μίδεω κῆποι, in Macedonia, Hdt.8.138; of the country round Panormus, Call. Hist.2; the enclosure for the Olympic games, Pi.O.3.24; οἱ ἀπὸ τῶν κ. the scholars of Epicurus, because he taught in a garden, S.E.M. 9.64, cf. D.L.10.10; οἱ Ἀδώνιδος κ., v. Ἀδωνις; οἱ Ταντάλου κ., prov. of illusory pleasures, Philostr.VS1.20.1: metaph., Χαρίτων νέμομαι κᾶπον, i.e. poetic art, Pi.O.9.27; “ἐκ Μουσῶν κ. τινῶν . . δρεπόμενοι τὰ μέληPl.Ion534a; “τοὺς ἐν τοῖς γράμμασι κ. σπείρεινId.Phdr. 276d.
II. a fashion of cropping the hair, Poll.2.29, Ael.Dion.Fr. 230.
III. pudenda muliebria, D.L.2.116.
IV. v.l. for κῆβος (q.v.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.138
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.247
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.737
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.129
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 276d
    • Plato, Symposium, 203b
    • Plato, Ion, 534a
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 24
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 320
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 956
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 271
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.20.1
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