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παμμήτωρ: schol. “ κατὰ πάντα μήτηρ”: true mother; whose grief for her son would not suffer her to survive him; and whose act shows the same passionate temperament as his. Contrast “μήτηρ ἀμήτωρ” (El. 1154). “παμμήτωρ” usu. =“ πάντων μήτηρ” (n. on 338). Cp. “παμβασιλεία” as=‘monarchy in the fullest sense’ (n. on 737).

νεοτόμ.: adj. compounded with a word cognate in sense to the subst.: cp. 7 n. ἄρτι (‘a moment ago’) gives precision to the less definite “νεοτόμοισι”: Tr. 1130τέθνηκεν ἀρτίως νεοσφαγής” (cp. Ai. 898): Plat. Legg. 792Eτὸν ἀρτίως νεογενῆ”.

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    • Plato, Laws, 792e
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