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εὐδαιμον-ία , Ion. -ιη, ,
A.prosperity, good fortune, opulence, h.Hom.11.5, Pi.N.7.56, Hdt.1.5,32, Hp.Ep.11 (v.l.), etc.; χρημάτων προσόδῳ καὶ τῇ ἄλλῃ εὐ. Th.2.97; of countries, Hdt.5.28, 7.220, etc.; “μοῖρ᾽ εὐδαιμονίαςPi.P.3.84: pl., E.IA591 (anap.), Pl.Phd.115d.
2. true, full happiness, “εὐ. οὐκ ἐν βοσκήμασιν οἰκεῖ οὐδ᾽ ἐν χρυσῷDemocr.171; εὐ. ψυχῆς, opp. κακοδαιμονίη, Id.170, cf. Pl.Def.412d, Arist.EN1095a18, Zeno Stoic.1.46, etc.
b. personified as a divinity, SIG985.8 (Philadelphia).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 591
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.5
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.28
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.220
    • Plato, Phaedo, 115d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.97
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