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ἀργία , ,
A.= ἀεργία, want of employment,πεσσοὺς κύβους τε, τερπνὸν ἀργίας ἄκοςS.Fr.479.4; “νεύρων καὶ ἄρθρωνHp.Mochl.23; “τοῦ καλοῦ CA19p.461M.; “ψυχῆς ἀργίηDemocr.212; idleness, laziness, E.HF592; νόμος περὶ τῆς ἀργίας against those who would not work, D.57.32; “γραφὴ ἀργίαςAB310, cf. Plu.Sol.17,31: in pl., Isoc. 7.44.
b. quietism, E.Med.296.
2. in good sense, rest, leisure, τῶν οἰκείων ἔργων from . . , Pl.Lg.761a (pl.), LXX Wi.13.13, etc.
3. in pl., holidays, Arr.Epict.4.8.33, = feriae or justitium, App.BC1.56, PPetr.3: sg., of the Sabbath, LXXIs.1.14.
4. lapse of cultivation, Thphr.CP4.5.6.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Eubulides, 32
    • Euripides, Heracles, 592
    • Euripides, Medea, 296
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 44
    • Plato, Laws, 761a
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 479.4
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 1.14
    • Plutarch, Solon, 17
    • Plutarch, Solon, 31
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