Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1889], An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [middleLiddell02].
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ἀγών ἄγομαι    Ia number of people brought together, a gathering, assembly, like ἀγορά, ἵζανεν εὐρὺν ἀγῶνα, λῦτο δ' ἀγών, ἐν ἀγῶνι νεῶν Hom.: esp. an assembly met to see games, id=Hom., etc.    2a place of contest, the arena, id=Hom., etc.; βήτην ἐς μέσσον ἀγῶνα Il.    IIan assembly of the Greeks at their great national games, ὁ ἐν Ὀλυμπίῃ ἀγών Hdt.; ὁ Ὀλυμπικὸς ἀγών Ar.    2the contest for a prize at the games, ἀγὼν ἱππικός, γυμνικός Hdt., etc.; ἀγὼν τῶν ἀνδρῶν, in which the chorus was composed of men, opp. to τῶν παίδων, Dem., etc.:— hence, ἀγῶνα ἄγειν, καθιστάναι, τιθέναι, προτιθέναι, ποιεῖν, to hold or propose a contest; ἀγῶν or ἐν ἀγῶνι νικᾶν, to win one or at one.    IIIgenerally, any struggle, trial, or danger, πολλοὺς ἀγῶνας ἐξιών, of Hercules, Soph.; ἀγὼν προκέαται, c. inf., it is hard or dangerous to do a thing, Hdt.:— also, ἀγὼν περὶ τῆς ψυχῆς, περὶ μεγίστων a struggle for life and death, for one's highest interests, Eur.    2a battle, action, Thuc.    3an action at law, trial, Plat., etc.    4metaph., οὐ λόγων ἔθ' ἁγών now is not the time for speaking, etc., Eur.; οὐχ ἕδρας ἀγ. 'tis no time for sitting still, id=Eur.
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Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1889], An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [middleLiddell02].
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