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ἄναξ ἀνάσσω

I.a lord, master, being applied to the gods, esp. to Apollo and Zeus, Hom.; to the latter in voc., Ζεῦ ἄνα Il.
II.among the Homeric heroes Agamemnon is ἄναξ ἀνδρῶν; but ἄναξ is a title given to all men of rank and note, as to Teiresias, Od.; βασιλεὺς ἄναξ lord king, id=Od.
III.the master of the house, esp. as denoting the relation of master to slave, id=Od.
IV.metaph., κώπης, ναῶν ἄνακτες lords of the oar, of ships, Aesch.; ἄν. ὅπλων Eur.

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