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ἄγγα^ρος , , in Persia,
A.mounted courier, for carrying royal dispatches, Hdt.3.126, X.Cyr.8.6.17, Theopomp. Hist. 106, etc.
2. term of abuse ( = φορτηγός)“, . ὄλεθροςMen. 2 D., cf. Lib. Or.1.129.
II. as Adj., . πῦρ the courier flame, of beacon fires, A.Ag. 282; . ἡμίονοι posting-mules, Lib. Or.18.143. (Assyr. agarru, 'hired labourer'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 282
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.126
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.6.17
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