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ἄωρος (A), ον, (ὥρα)
A.untimely, unseasonable, χειμών, τύχαι, A.Pers. 496, Eu.956 (lyr.); “θάνατοςE.Or.1030; “τελευτήAntipho 3.1.2; “ξυνουσίηAret.CD1.4 (but “. γάμοςtoo late, D.H.4.7); “πένθοςLXX Wi. 14.15; “μετὰ μάχην ἱκετεύειν ἄωρον ἐδόκειJ.BJ5.11.1; “. θανεῖνE.Alc. 168, cf. Hdt.2.79; οἱ . those who die untimely, Apollod.Com.4, cf. Philostr.VA6.4; esp. of those dying unmarried, PMag.Par.1.342, cf. 2725; in Epitaphs, “ὤλετ᾽ .IG12.977: Sup. ἀωρώτατε (sic) Sammelb. 1420; ἕνεκα χρόνου πάντες ἐσμὲν . unripe (for death), Metrod.52; “ἀώροις περιπέσοιτο συμφοραῖςEpigr.Gr.376 (Aezani): Comp. γήρως ἀωρότερα πράττειν things unbecoming old age, Plu.Sull.2.
2. unripe, of fruit, Dsc.1.126, LXX Wi.4.5; of fish, out of season, opp. ὥριμος, Nicom.Com.1.21: metaph., “ἄωρος πρὸς γάμονPlu.Lyc.15; . ὥρα Id. Comp. Thes.Rom. 6.
3. without youthful freshness, ugly, Eup.69, X.Mem.1.3.14 (Sup.), Pl.R.574c. Adv. “-ρωςJ.AJ4.8.19.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 956
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 496
    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 1.2
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 168
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1030
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.79
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 4.8.19
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 5.11.1
    • Plato, Republic, 574c
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.3.14
    • Aretaeus, De curatione diuturnorum morborum libri duo, 1.4
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 2
    • Plutarch, Comparison of Theseus and Romulus, 6
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 15
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 4.7
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.4
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