previous next

μισθός 1

I.wages, pay, hire, Hom., etc.; μισθῷ ἐπὶ ῥητῷ for fixed wages, Il.; μισθοῖο τέλος the end of our hired service, id=Il.; θητεύειν ἐπὶ μισθῷ Hdt.; μισθοῦ ἕνεκα for pay or wages, Xen.; so in gen., μισθοῦ Soph., Xen.; μηνὸς μισθόν as a month's pay, Thuc. Athens, the pay of the soldiers and sailors, id=Thuc., etc.:—also, μ. βουλευτικός the pay of the council of 500, a drachma to each for each day of sitting; μ. δικαστικός or ἡλιαστικός the pay of a dicast (at first one obol, but from the time of Cleon three) for each day he sat on a jury; μ. συνηγορικός the fee of a public advocate, one drachma for each court-day; μ. ἐκκλησιαστικός the fee for attending the popular assembly.
3.a physician's fee, Arist.
II.generally, recompense, reward, Hom., etc. bad sense, payment, requital, Trag.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: