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εὐφροσύνη , Ep. ἐϋφρ-, , (εὔφρων)
A.mirth, merriment, “γέλω τε καὶ εὐφροσύνην παρέχουσαιOd.20.8, cf. 10.465, etc.; esp. of a banquet, good cheer, festivily, οὐ . . τί φημι χαριέστερον εἶναι ὅτ᾽ ἐϋφροσύνη μὲν ἔχῃ κατὰ δῆμον ἅπαντα κτλ. 9.6, cf. h.Merc.449, 482, etc.; “κρατὴρ μεστὸς ἐϋφροσύνηςXenoph.1.4: pl., σφισι θυμὸς αἰὲν ἐϋφροσυνῃσιν ἰαίνεται is cheered with glad thoughts, Od.6.156; festivities, A.Pr. 539, E.Ba.377 (both lyr.), etc.: chiefly poet., used by X.Cyr.8.1.32, Ages.9.4 (pl.): in sg., Id.Cyr.3.3.7, Pl.Ti.80b; χαρὰ καὶ εὐ. Epicur. Fr.2: also in later Prose, LXX Ge.31.27, al., Act.Ap.2.28, Diogenian. Epicur.4.50, PLips.119 ii 1 (iii A. D.), etc.; “εὐ. ψυχῆς οἶνος πινόμενοςLXX Si.34.28 (31.36).
II. pr. n., Euphrosyne, one of the Graces, Hes.Th.909, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (17):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 539
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 377
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 909
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.465
    • Homer, Odyssey, 20.8
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.156
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.6
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 449
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 482
    • Plato, Timaeus, 80b
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.3.7
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.1.32
    • Xenophon, Agesilaus, 9.4
    • New Testament, Acts, 2.28
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 31.27
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiasticus, 31.36
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiasticus, 34.28
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