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μνῆμα , Dor. and Aeol. μνᾶμα , ατος, τό, (μνάομαι, μιμνήσκω), remembrance, record of a person or thing, c. gen., “μνῆμ᾽ Ἑλένης χειρῶνOd.15.126; “μ. ξείνοιο φίλοιο21.40; “τάφου μ.Il.23.619; “μνᾶμα κακοζοΐαςSapph.120; “μ. κάλλιστον ἀέθλωνPi.O.3.15 (of the crown of olive); “Νικοκλέος μνᾶμα κελαδῆσαιId.I.8(7).68; “τῆς σῆς πορείας μ.A.Pr.841; λυγρᾶς μνήματα Τροίας, of the sufferings of the Greeks, S.Aj.1210 (lyr.); μ. . . διὰ χειρὸς ἔχων, i. e. the dead body of his son, Id.Ant.1258 (anap.).
2. mound or building in honour of the dead, monument, tomb, Hdt.7.167, Epigr.ib.228, IG12.906, etc.; “ἐν τοῖς δημοσίοις μνήμασιν κειμένουςD.18.208; coffin, E.Or.1053.
3. memorial dedicated to a god, Simon.138; “μνάματα ναυ μαχίαςId.134, cf. Epigr. ap. D.S.11.14: generally, monument, SIG2B (Sigeum, vi B. C.).
II. = μνήμη, memory, “μ. ἔχουσ᾽ ἀγαθῶνThgn.112.
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