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Ἑκάεργος , , expld. by Gramm. (EM319.51, etc.) as,= ἕκαθεν εἴργων or ἐργαζόμενος, Ep. epith. of Apollo, either Subst., Il.1.147, etc., or Adj., 5.439, Od.8.323, Call Ap.11, etc. : fem., ἑκάεργε, of Artemis, Ar.Th.972 (lyr.) :—also Ἑκαέργη , a daughter of Boreas, Call.Del.292.
II. Pythag. name for nine,ἀπὸ τοῦ εἴργειν τὴν ἑκὰς πρόβασιν τοῦ ἀριθμοῦTheol.Ar.58. (This word and its cognates (e.g. ἑκατηβελέτης), although connected by Greek writers with ἑκάς, may have originally contained the stem ἑκτ-(cf. ἑκών) 'at will'; for the formation of ϝεκατ)-ϝεργός, cf. γυναικ)-μανής.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 972
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.147
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.439
    • Homer, Odyssey, 8.323
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