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ζωάγρια , ων, τά, (ζωός, ἀγρέω, orig.
A.ransom paid for a prisoner taken alive) reward for life saved, “ζωάγρι᾽ ὀφέλλειςOd.8.462; δῶρα λάμψοντα<*> ζωάγρια Κροίσου Hdt.3.36; “Θέτι . . ζωάγρια τίνεινIl.18.407, cf. Call.Fr.162, AP6.220.15 (Diosc.); rare in Prose, Demetr.Lac. Herc.1014.49; also, offerings to Aesculapius and other gods for recovery from illness, IG14.967a5: c. gen., νούσων ibid.; “ζ. ἀποθύεινAel.NA11.31: sg. in Orac. ap. Plu.Arat.53—a form ζώγρια , τά, Suid.—Adj. ζωάγριος , ον, ζ. μοι χάριτας ὀφλήσεις you will owe me thanks for a life saved, Babr.50.15.
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