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ἀλάστωρ , ορος, , ,
A.avenging spirit or deity, with or without δαίμων, freq. Trag., A.Pers.354, Ag.1501, 1508, cf. Men.8 D.; “. οὑμόςS.OC 788; “ἐξ ἀλαστόρων νοσεῖνId.Tr.1235; “ἀλάστορας ἔχεινHp.Morb.Sacr. 1; . Πελοπιδῶν, prov. of utter ruin, Xenarch.1.3; generally, βουκόλων . herdsmen's scourge. of Nemean lion, S.Tr.1092: fem., of the Sphinx, Nicoch. 18; “Ζεὺς .Orph.H.73.
II. Pass., he who does deeds which merit vengeance, wretch, A.Eu.236, S.Aj.374; μιαροὶ..καὶκόλακες καὶ .D.18.296; “βάρβαρόν τε . . καὶ . τὸνΦίλιππον ἀποκαλῶνId.19.305; “ἄνθρωπ᾽ ἀλάστωρBato 2.5, cf. Men.7D., Pk.408; “Διονύσιος ἁπάσης Σικελίας .Clearch.10. (Connected with ἀλάομαι by Chrysipp.Stoic.2.47.)
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