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ἀθλ-έω , Ion. impf.
A.ἀέθλεονHdt.1.67, 7.212: aor. ἤθλησα (v. infr.): pf. “ἤθληκαPlu.Demetr.5:—Med., aor. “ἐνηθλησάμηνAP7.117 (Zenod.):—Pass., pf. “κατήθλημαιSuid.: (ἆθλος, ἆθλον):—commoner form of foreg., used by Hom. only in aor. part., Λαομέδοντι . . ἀθλήσαντε having contended with him, Il.7.453; πολλάπερ ἀθλήσαντα having gone through many struggles, 15.30; contend in battle, Hdt.7.212; “πρός τινα1.67; “. ἄθλους, . κατὰ τὴν ἀγωνίανPl.Ti.19c and b, cf. Lg.830a; ἤθλησα κινδυνεύματα have engaged in perilous struggles, S.OC564; “φαῦλον ἀθλήσας πόνονE.Supp. 317; “. τῷ σώματιAeschin.2.147.
II. to be an athlete, contend in games, Simon. 149, CIG2810b (Aphrodisias).
III. hold games, “ἐπ᾽ ἈρχεμόρῳB.8.12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 147
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 8.12
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 317
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.67
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.212
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.30
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.453
    • Plato, Laws, 830a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 19c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 564
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 5
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