Pyanepsia festival in honor of Apollo on the 7th of Pyanepsion (fourth month of the Attic calendar, corresponding to Oct.-Nov.), from Gk. Pyanepsia (pl.), lit. "the feast of cooking beans," from pyanos "bean," of unknown origin, + epsein "to boil, cook." At this festival a dish of pulse was offered to the god.

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  • Eiresiōne — (gr. Ant.), 1) Oliven , auch Lorbeerzweig, mit Wolle umwunden; von Herolden als Friedenskranz gebraucht; 2) mit Wolle umwundner u. mit Früchten geschmückter Erntekranz von Öl u. Lorbeerzweigen, welchen an dem Feste Pyanepsia u. Thargelia Knabenin …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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