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ἕνεκα , Il.1.110, etc., or ἕνεκεν (twice in Hom., Od.17.288,310, rare in Trag., as E.Med.999 (lyr.), and early Prose, Th.6.2, X.HG2.1.14, Pl.Smp.210e; in Com., Men.Epit.330; twice in fourth-cent. Att. Inscrr., IG2.987A2, 611b13, but prevalent in later Inscrr., cf. SIG 577.7 (Milet., iii/ii B.C.); in late Prose, Sch.Pi.O.7.10), Ep., Ion., and poet. εἵνεκα (also in Pl., Lg.778d, al.), or εἵνεκεν (both forms in Hdt. and Hp. and not uncommon in codd. of later writers;
A.εἵνεκενB.12.136, Pi.I.8(7).35 codd.; εἵνεκε Aret.CA1.2, f.l. in Hdt.7.133): ἕνεκε SIG333.14 (Samos, iv B.C.), Supp.Epigr.1.351.10 (ibid.), CIG 3655.18 (Cyzicus, iii/ii B.C.): Aeol. ἔννεκα Alc.Supp.9.1, IG12(2).258.8 (Lesbos, i A.D.), but ἔνεκα ib. 11(4).1064b32 (Delos), 12(1).645a38 (Nesus): late ἕνεκον JHS37.108 (Lydia), etc.:—Prep. with gen., usu. after its case; also before, Il.1.94, B.12.136, Hdt.3.122, etc. When it follows its case, it is sometimes separated from it by several words, as in Hdt.1.30, D.20.88, etc.
3. in consequence of, εἵνεκα τέχνας by force of art, AP9.729.
II. Conj., for οὕνεκα (q.v.), because, h.Ven.199, Call.Aet.3.1.6,Fr.287.
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