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ἀγαυός , ή, όν, in Hom. almost always of kings or heroes,
A.illustrious, noble,κήρυκεςIl.3.268; “ΠερσεφόνειαOd.11.213; πομπῆες noble guides, 13.71, cf. Pi.P.4.72; once in Trag., “Πέρσαις ἀγαυοῖςA.Pers.986 (lyr.): Sup. “-ότατοςOd.15.229.
2. of things, brilliant, glorious,δῶρονh.Merc.442; “θρόοςPi.Pae.9.36; esp. of stars, Arat.71, al., Man.2.14(Sup.):—in late Prose, CA4p.425M. (Perh. α intens., γαίω, cf. Hdn.Gr.2.166.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 986
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.213
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.71
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.229
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 442
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.268
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