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ἕρμ-αιον , τό, prop. of Hermes, i.e. unexpected piece of luck, godsend, wind-fall, treasure-trove (cf. Ἑρμῆς II), S.Ant.397; . ἂν ἦν τινι c. inf., Pl.Phd.107c, R.368d; “. ἂν εἴη ἡμῖν, εἰ..Id.Smp.176c; “ἑρμαίῳ ἐντετυχηκέναιId.Grg.386e; . ἡγήσασθαι, ποιεῖσθαί τι, Id.Smp. 217a, Grg.489c; “νομίζεινD.38.6.
3. barrow, tomb, Papersof Amer. School 3 Nos.501,585 (Tymandos).
4. = ἠρύγγη, Ps.-Dsc.3.21; = ἀλόη, ib.22.
II. Ἕρμαια (sc. ἱερά), τά, festival of Hermes, Pl.Ly.206d, Aeschin.1.10, IG22.1227 (ii B.C.), Durrbach Choix d' inscrr. de Délos 117 (ii B.C.).
2. Ἕρμαιον , τό, temple of Hermes, SIG546 B6 (Melitaea, iii B.C.), Schwyzer709 (Ephesus, iii B. C.), al. (Prop. neut. of Ἑρμαῖος, but as Subst. proparox., Hdn.Gr.1.369.)
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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 10
    • Demosthenes, Against Nausimachus and Xenopeithes, 6
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.471
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3
    • Plato, Republic, 368d
    • Plato, Phaedo, 107c
    • Plato, Symposium, 176c
    • Plato, Symposium, 217a
    • Plato, Lysis, 206d
    • Plato, Gorgias, 489c
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 397
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