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ἀγών-ισμα , τό,
A.contest, conflict: in pl., deeds done in battle, brave deeds, Hdt.8.76; feats of horsemanship, X.Eq.Mag.3.5; “. κατὰ τὰ ἆθλαCIG 2741.
2. in sg., feat, achievement, . τινος a feather in his cap, Th.8.12, cf. 17: c. inf., Id.7.59,86; ξυνέσεως . prize of sagacity, Id.3.82; ἀρᾶς . issue of the curse, E.Ph.1355.
III. that with which one contends, declamation, “. ἐς τὸ παραχρῆμαTh.1.22; of plays, Arist.Po.1451b37.
IV. in Law, plea, Antipho 5.36, Lys.13.77.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 36
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1451b.37
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1355
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.140
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.76
    • Lysias, Against Agoratus, 77
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.22
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.59
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 3.5
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.82
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.12
    • Lucian, Imagines, 12
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