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AGO´NES (ἀγῶνες), the general term among the Greeks for the contests at their great national games. [OLYMPIA, PYTHIA, NEMEA, ISTHMIA.] The word was also used to signify lawsuits, and was especially employed in the phrase ἀγῶνες τιμητοί and ἀτίμητοι. [TIMEMA]


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