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ἀκρο-θίνιον [θι_], τό, E.Ph. 282, Th.1.132, Pl.Lg.946b; mostly pl.ἀκρο-θίνια or ἀκρό-θι_να , Pi.N.7.41, al.: sg.ἄκρο-θις , , acc.
A.-θιναGDI2561 D 47 Rüsch (Delph., iv B. C.): (ἄκρος, θίς):—topmost or best part of heap; hence, firstfruits of the field, booty, etc., offered to the gods, Simon.109, Hdt.1.86, 90, al., Pi.l.c., etc.; “. τῆς Μαραθῶνι μάχηςMichel1117 (Delph.); ἀκρόθινα πολέμου, in Pi.O.2.4, of the Olympic games, as founded from spoils taken in war, cf. ib.10(11).57.—Properly neut. Adj., A.Eu.834 ἀκροθίνια θύη offerings of firstfruits. Post-Hom., rare in early Prose.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 834
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 282
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.86
    • Plato, Laws, 946b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.132
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