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ἡμερ-όω , (ἥμερος)
A.tame, make tame,
1. prop. of wild beasts, Arist.HA488a29 (Pass.), Gp.16.21.2; but simply, to be pacified, Pl. R.493b (Pass.); “δώροιςId.Lg.906d.
2. of plants and trees, reclaim, cultivate, “. ἐξ ἀγρίωνHp.Aër.12, cf. Thphr.CP2.14.1, 5.15.6; also of land, Crates Com.55.
3. of countries, clear them of robbers and wild beasts, as Hercules and Theseus did, “ναυτιλίαισι πορθμὸν ἁμερώσαιςPi.I.4(3).57; “χθόνα ἀνήμερον τιθέντες ἡμερωμένηνA.Eu.14; or to cultivate them, Thphr.CP5.15.6,al.
b. tame by conquest, subdue, “ἡμερώσας δὲ Αἴγυπτον ἐξυβρίσασανHdt.7.5:—Med., “πᾶν ἔθνος ἡμερούμενος βασιλέϊId.5.2, cf. 4.118:—Pass., πόθεν σου ὀφθαλμὸς ἡμέρωται; whence that crest-fallen look? Mim.Oxy.413.153.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 14
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.118
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.2
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.5
    • Plato, Laws, 906d
    • Plato, Laws, 935a
    • Plato, Laws, 937e
    • Plato, Republic, 442a
    • Plato, Republic, 493b
    • Plato, Republic, 554d
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