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μητρόθεν , Dor. ματρόθεν (also μήτρο-θε Pi.I.3.17), Adv., (μήτηρ)
A.from the mother, by the mother's side, Id.O.7.24; “καταλέξει ἑωυτὸν μ.Hdt. 1.173, cf. PMag.Par.1.316; “τὰ μ. ΚρῆσσαHdt.7.99.
2. from one's mother, “μ. δεδεγμένηA.Ch.750, cf. Ar.Ach.478.
3. from one's mother's womb, “φυγόντα μ. σκότονA.Th.664, cf. Ch.607 (lyr.): with the force of a gen., ματρόθεν . . λέκτρ᾽ ἐπλήσω; S.OC527 (lyr.).— Poet. word, used by Hdt., and in later Prose, Luc.Tox.51, Alex.11, Arch.Pap.2.444 (ii A.D.), D.C.49.23.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 607
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 750
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 664
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.173
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.99
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 527
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 478
    • Lucian, Alexander, 11
    • Lucian, Toxaris vel amicitia, 51
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 49.23
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