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ἔμφυ_λος and ἐμφύλιος, ον, the latter being preferred in Trag.: (φῦλον :— the tribe, i. e. of the same tribe or race, “ἀνὴρ ἔμφυλοςOd. 15.273; ἐμφύλιοι kinsfolk, S.Ant.1264 (lyr.), Pl.Lg.871a; ἐμφύλιον αἷμα the guilt of kindred blood, i. e. the murder of a kinsman, Pi. P.2.32, Pl.R.565e, cf. S.OT1406; “τοὔμφυλον αἷμαId.OC407; “στάσιές τε καὶ ἔμφυλοι φόνοι ἀνδρῶνThgn.51; ἔμφυλοι παρ᾽ ἑκατέροις registered in a tribe, GDI5040.15 (Hierapytna).
2. γῆ ἐμφύλιος one's native land, S.OC1385.
II. in or among one's people or family, “μάχαAlc.Supp.23.11; ἔμφυλος στάσις intestine discord, Sol. 4.19, Hdt.8.3, Democr.249; “Ἄρης ἐμφύλιοςA.Eu.863; “μάχηTheoc. 22.200; “πόλεμοςPlb.1.65.2, cf. Plu.Pomp.24.
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 863
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.3
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.273
    • Plato, Laws, 871a
    • Plato, Republic, 565e
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1264
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1385
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 407
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1406
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.65.2
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 24
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