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αὐλή , , court before the house, courtyard, Il.4.433, 11.774, SIG1044.17 (Halic., iv/iii B. C.), etc.
2. steading for cattle, “αὐλῆς ὑπεράλμενονIl.5.138, cf. Od.14.5.
II. later, court or quadrangle, round which the house was built, Hdt.3.77, Ar.V.131, Pl.Prt.311a, etc.
III. generally, court, hall,Ζηνὸς αὐ.Od.4.74, cf. Il.6.247; “τὴν Διὸς αὐλήνA.Pr.122 (lyr.); “αὐ. νεκύωνE.Alc.260 (lyr.); court of a temple, “ἱεροῦIG22.1299.28 (Eleusis, iii B. C.), cf. ib.1126.35, LXX Ps.83(84).3; any dwelling, abode, chamber, S.Ant.946 (lyr.), etc.; of a cave, Id.Ph.153 (lyr.); ἀγρόνομοι αὐλαί homes of dwellers in the wild, Id.Ant.786 (lyr.); later, country-house, D.H.6.50.
IV. αὐλή the Court,αὐλὰς θεραπεύεινMen.897, Diph.97, Com.Adesp.145, cf. Plb.5.26.9; οἱ περὶ τὴν αὐλήν the courtiers, ib.36.1, cf. OGI735.4 (ii B. C.), Inscr.Mus.Alex.31; at Rome, Arr.Epict.1.10.3; “ βασίλειος αὐ.Hdn.3.11.7. (Wrongly expld. as τόπος διαπνεόμενος (cf. αὐλός) by Ath.5.189b.)
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