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αὐτόνομ-ος , ον, under one's own laws, independent, of persons and states, Hdt.1.96, 8.140.ά, Cratin. 15 D., etc.; freq. in Th., “αὐ. ἐπὶ σφῶν αὐτῶν οἰκεῖνId.2.63; “ἀφιέναι αὐ. τιναId.1.139; “αὐ. ποιεῖν τιναId.5.33; “αὐ. ἀπό τινοςX.HG 5.1.36, cf. Lac.3.1; “πόλις . . ἐλευθέρα καὶ αὐ.IG3.481, al.; “αὐ. πολιτείαPlu.Rom.27.
2. generally, of one's own free will,ἀλλ᾽ αὐ. . . Ἀΐδην καταβήσειS.Ant.821 (lyr.).
3. of animals, feeding and ranging at will, AP7.8 (Antip. Sid.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.96
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 821
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.139
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.1.36
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 3.1
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.33
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.63
    • Plutarch, Romulus, 27
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