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ἄλκι^μος , ον, also η, ον S.Aj.401: (ἀλκή):—
A.stout, brave, of men and things, Τρῶες, ἔγχος, δοῦρε, Il.11.483, 3.338, Od.22.125; “ἦτορCallin. 1.10; “θυμόςTyrt.10.17; “νέκυςPi.Pae.6.98; “δράκωνEpich.60: Comp. “-ώτεροςHdt.1.79,103, Arist.HA607a11, etc.: Sup. “-ώτατοςE.Ph. 743, Plb.6.5.9; “. τὰ πολεμικάHdt.3.4; ἐς ἀλκὴν ἄλκιμα ib. 110; “. μάχηE.Heracl.683:—prov., πάλαι ποτ᾽ ἦσαν ἄλκιμοι Μιλήσιοι `times are changed', Anacr.85, Ar.Pl.1002, Philostr.VS1.22.4:—less common in Prose, Pl.R.614b (with play on Ἀλκίνου), Arist.HA 628b6.
II. fortifying, “ὕδωρPlu.2.669b s.v.l.; giving succour, PMag.Leid.W.14.10.
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    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1002
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 683
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 743
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.79
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.4
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.483
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.338
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.125
    • Plato, Republic, 614b
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 401
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.5.9
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.22.4
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