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ἡρῷον , Ion. ἡρωο-ώϊον , τό,
1. (sc. ἱερόν or ἕδος) shrine of a hero, Hdt. 5.47, 67, Th.2.17, etc.; θἠρῷον, i.e. τὸ ἡρῷον, Ar.V.819.
2. tomb, IG12(7).478 (Amorgos), IGRom.4.799 (Apamea, iii A.D.), etc.:—in form ἡρώειον , CIG4418 (Cilicia), etc.
3. (sc. μέτρον) hexameter, Plu.Num.4, etc.
4. ἡρῷα (sc. ἱερά), τά, festival of a hero, “δειπνεῖνId.2.811d, cf. IG22.974.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 819
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.47
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.17
    • Plutarch, Numa, 4
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