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λαμπρός, ά, όν, fem. -ή in Ep. (Il.17.269, Hom.Epigr.3.3), but -ά in Hes.Th.19, 371:—
bright, radiant, of the sun and stars, λ. φάος ἠελίοιο Il.1.605; ἀστήρ 4.77; -ότατος, of Sirius, 22.30 (and of the same, λαμπρὸν παμφαίνῃσι 5.6); λαμπρὰ σελήνη Hes.ll.cc., cf. Th.7.44; πρὶν ἡμέραν λ. γενέσθαι D.H.3.27; of the eyes, S.OT1483, E. Hec.1045, etc., v. infr. 11.3; of metallic bodies, λ. φάλοι, κόρυθες, Il.13.132, 17.269: neut. as Adv., θώρηκες λαμπρὸν γανόωντες 13.265.

2. of white cloths and the like , bright, λαμπρὸς δ' ἦν ἠέλιος ὥς [ὁ χιτών] Od.19.234; δέρμα ..-ότατον λευκότητι Hdt.4.64; λ. ἐσθής, = Lat. toga candida, Plb.10.5.1.

3. of water, clear, limpid, A.Eu.695, Hp.Aër.5, X.HG5.3.19; of air, λ. ἠήρ Hp.Aër.15; αἰθήρ E.Med.829 (Sup., lyr.).

4. of sound or voice, clear, distinct, Pl.Phlb. 51d, D.19.199; λαμπρὰ κηρύσσειν E.Heracl.864; φωνὴ -οτέρα Arist. HA545a12; opp. φ. ἀσαφής, Id.Aud.801b22; λαμπρὸν ἀνολολύξαι Plu. 2.768d; cf. λάμπω 1.2.

5. metaph., of vigorous action, λ. ἄνεμος a keen wind, Hdt.2.96, cf.A.Ag.1180; λ. ἤδη καὶ μέγας καθιείς swooping down like a fresh and mighty breeze, Ar.Eq.430, cf. 760; λαμπρὸς φανήσεται he will come furiously forth, E.Heracl.280; λ. μάχη a keenly contested battle, Plb.10.12.5; -ότερος κίνδυνος Id.1.45.9. Adv. -ρῶς, ἐπικείμενοι vigorously, Th.7.71; utterly, λ. ἡττῆσθαι, λ. περιεστοιχίσθαι, Hld.4.4, 9.1.

6. metaph. also, clear, manifest, μαρτύρια A.Eu.797; ταῦτ' ἐπειδὴ λαμπρὰ συμβαίνει S.Tr.1174; ἴχνη X.Cyn. 5.5; γεγενημένης τῆς νίκης λ. ἤδη Th.7.55; λ. φυγή decisive, Arr.An. 2.11.3. Adv. -ρῶς, κοὐδὲν αἰνικτηρίως A.Pr.833; λελυμένων λ. τῶν σπονδῶν Th.2.7; λ. νικᾶν Arr.An.2.10.4; λαμπρῶς ἐλέγετο it was said without concealment, Th.8.67.

II. of persons, well-known, illustrious by deeds, station, etc., λ. ἐν τῇσι Ἀθήνῃσι Hdt.6.125; ἐν τοῖσι πολέμοισι ἐὼν -ότατος Id.7.154; λ. ἐν [τοῖς κινδύνοις] D.19.269; -οτάτους γενομένους τῶν καθ' ἑαυτούς Th.1.138; ἐξ ἀδόξων γενέσθαι λ. Isoc.5.89; λ. ἐς γένος E.El.37; ἐν λόγοις Id.Supp.[902]; as honorary title, -ότατος, = Lat. clarissimus, IG14.911, 7.91, etc.; of cities, councils, etc., ἡ λαμπρὰ τῶν Μιλησίων μητρόπολις SIG906 A 4 (iv A. D.), cf. 867.4 (Sup., Ephesus, ii A. D.); of actions, etc., ἔργον οὐδὲν ἀπ' αὐτῶν λ. γίνεται Hdt.3.72; τὸν βίον λ. ποιεῖσθαι S.OC1144; τὸ λ. φῶς ἀποσβεννὺς γένους Trag.Adesp.9.

2. magnificent, munificent, λ. ἐν ταῖς λειτουργίαις Isoc.3.56, cf. D.21.153 (Sup.); ὁ λ. καὶ πλούσιος οὗτος ib. 174. Adv. -ρῶς, χορηγεῖν Antipho 2.2.12, Arist.EN1122b22.

3. bright, joyous, λ. ὥσπερ ὄμματι, of the bearer of good news, S.OT 81, cf. X.HG4.5.10; λαμπρὸν ἐξέπεμψα with bright hopes, S.El.1130; λ. ταῖς ἐλπίσιν Jul.Or.2.64b; also ὄμματι δέρκομαι λαμπρόν, of one clear in conscience, Pi.N.7.66.

III. of outward appearance, splendid, brilliant, νυμφίον ..λ. ὄντα Ar.Pax859; of a horse, IG22.956.87, X.Eq.11.1; in dress, Id.Cyn.2.4.5 (Sup.); of youthful bloom, ὥρᾳ ἡλικίας λ. Th.6.54; of healthy look, Hp.Aër.24; of property, dress, etc., εἴ τί γ' ἔστι λ. καὶ καλόν Ar.Pl.144, cf. E.Fr.316.5; κατασκευή X.Smp.1.4 (Comp.); λ. κάλλος beaming beauty, Pl. Phdr.250b, etc.: more generally λ. τι ποιεῖν X.Cyr.5.4.15; τὸ λ. splendour, Pi.N.8.34; λ. γενέσθαι βουλόμεσθα τοὺς γάμους Euang.1.3. Adv. -ῶς, opp. λιτῶς, Phld.Mort.30: Sup. -ότατα X.Cyr.2.4.1; later -οτάτως JHS44.26 (Ancyra, ii A. D.).

2. of language, brilliant, τῶν διθυράμβων τὰ λ. Ar.Av.1388; λ. λέξις ornamental diction, Arist. Po.1460b4; λόγος Hermog.Id.1.9.

IV. Astrol., of degrees in a zodiacal sign, ἑκάστου ζῳδίου λαμπρὰς μοίρας ἐξέθεντο Heph.Astr.1.1, al.

V. for Adv. -ρῶς, v. supr. 1.5 and 6, 11.2, 111.1.