previous next
ἆσσον (Dor. ἄσσιον acc. to Eust.1643.32), Adv. Comp. of ἄγχι:—
A.nearer, esp. of hostile approach, “ἆσσον ἴτ᾽Il.1.567, al., cf. Hes.Th.748; “τείχεος . ἴσανIl.22.4, cf. Hdt.4.3, Ar.Eq.1306; simply of approach, “γυναῖχ᾽ ὁρῶ στείχουσαν ἡμῶν .S.OC312, cf. El.900; of a woman, “ἥτις ἀνδρῶν . οὐκ ἐλήλυθενAr.Eq.1306; “δίφρον . ἕλκεται πυρόςSemon.7.26: c. dat., S.OC722: with double Comp., “ἕρποντι μᾶλλον ἆσσονId.Ant.1210: Sup. “ἄσσισταA.Fr.6; “ἄσισταIG5(2).159.17 (Tegea), Michel1334 (Elis, iv B. C.).
II. hence new Comp. ἀσσοτέρω , with or without gen., Od.19.506, 17.572; later Comp. Adj. ἀσσότερος , = ἐγγύτερος, Arat.878: Sup. Adv. “ἀσσοτάτωAP9.430 (Crin.): Sup. Adj. ἀσσότατος ib.6.345 (Id.).
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (11 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1306
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.3
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 748
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.567
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.4
    • Homer, Odyssey, 17.572
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.506
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1210
    • Sophocles, Electra, 900
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 312
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 722
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: