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Κιλίκιον

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781
Full diacritics: Κῐλῐκιον Medium diacritics: Κιλίκιον Low diacritics: Κιλίκιον Capitals: ΚΙΛΙΚΙΟΝ
Transliteration A: Kilíkion Transliteration B: Kilikion Transliteration C: Kilikion Beta Code: *kili/kion

English (LSJ)

τό,

   A coarse cloth, strictly of Cilician goat's hair, Procop. Pers.2.26; used for sails, PLond.3.1164h10 (iii A.D.); for mats hung to deaden the impact of missiles, Lat. cilicium, Gloss.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

Κιλίκιον: τό, δασὺ τρίχινον ὕφασμα, Λατ. cilicium, κυρίως ἐκ τριχῶν αἰγῶν τῆς Κιλικίας, Προκόπ.· ἴδε Δουκάγγ.