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αὐθέντ-ης , ου, , (cf. αὐτοέντης)
A.murderer, Hdt.1.117, E.Rh.873, Th.3.58; “τινόςE.HF1359, A.R.2.754; suicide, Antipho 3.3.4, D.C.37.13: more loosely, one of a murderer's family, E.Andr.172.
2. perpetrator, author,πράξεωςPlb.22.14.2; “ἱεροσυλίαςD.S.16.61: generally, doer, Alex.Rh.p.2S.; master,δῆμος αὐθέντης χθονόςE.Supp.442; voc. “αὐθέντα ἥλιεPMag.Leid.W.6.46; condemned by Phryn.96.
3. as Adj., ὅμαιμος αυ<*> φόνος, αὐ. φάνατοι, murder by one of the same family, A.Eu.212, Ag.1572 (lyr.). (For αὐτο-ἕντης, cf. συν-έντης, ἁνύω; root sen-, sṇ-.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1572
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 212
    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 3.4
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 16.61
    • Euripides, Andromache, 172
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1359
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 873
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 442
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.117
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.58
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.754
    • Polybius, Histories, 22.14.2
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 37.13
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