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μνήμων , Dor. μνάμων , , , μνῆμον, τό, gen. ονος, (μνάομαι)
A.mindful, καὶ γὰρ μ. εἰμί I remember it well, Od.21.95; “μνήμοσιν δέλτοις φρενῶνA.Pr.789: c. gen., mindful of, giving heed to, “φόρτου τε μνήμωνOd.8.163; “κακῶν μνήμονεςA.Eu.383 (lyr.).
2. ever-mindful, unforgetting, “ἘρινύεςId.Pr.516, cf. S.Aj.1390; “μῆνιςA.Ag.155 (lyr.).
3. having a good memory, Ar.Nu.414, 484, Pl.Tht.144a; οὐ πάνυ εἰμὶ μ. I have not a good memory, Id.Men.71c: prov., “μισέω μνάμονα συμπότανLyr.Adesp.141, etc.
II. Act., reminding: hence,
1. counsellor, 'mentor', Eust.1697.55.
2. among the Dorians of Sicily, μνάμων, = ἐπίσταθμος συμποσίου, Lat. magister convivii, Plu. 2.612d.
3. μνήμονες, οἱ, title of magistrates, recorders, Arist.Pol. 1321b39, SIG45.8 (Halic., v B. C.), Leg.Gort.11.16: in sg., registrar of titles or conveyances, BGU177.6 (i A. D.), PLond.2.299.20 (ii A. D.).
III. Adv. “μνημόνωςAel.NA13.22.
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    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1390
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 414
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    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 13.22
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