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ἔργον (ϝέργον): work, deed, act, thing; μέγα ἔργον, usually in bad sense (facinus), Od. 3.261, but not always, Il. 10.282; collectively, and pl., ἔργον ἐποίχεσθαι, ἐπὶ ἔργα τρέπεσθαι, νῦν ἔπλετο ϝέργον ἅπα_σιν, ‘something for all to do,’ Il. 12.271; with specifying adj., πολεμήια, θαλάσσια ἔργα, ἔργα γάμοιο, Β 614, Il. 5.429; esp. of husbandry, οὔτε βοῶν ὄυτ᾽ ἀνδρῶν φαίνετο ϝέργα (boumque hominumque labores), Od. 10.98, and simply ἔργα, fields, Ἰθάκης εὐδειέλου ἔργ᾽ ἀφίκοντο, ξ 343, Il. 2.751; of the results of labor (κρητήρ) ἔργον Ἡφαίστοιο, Od. 4.617; (πέπλοι) ἔργα γυναικῶν, Il. 6.289; also in the sense of ‘accomplishments,’ Od. 8.245, etc.; ὅπως ἔσται τάδε ϝέργα, these ‘matters,’ ‘affairs.’
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