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ἐνύπν-ιον , τό, (ὕπνος)
A.thing seen in sleep, in appos. with ὄνειρος, θεῖός μοι ἐνύπνιον ἦλθεν ὄνειρος a dream from the gods, a vision in sleep, came to me, Od.14.495, Il.2.56; “. τὰ ἐς ἀνθρώπους πεπλανημέναHdt.7.16.β́; . παιδός the vision of a boy, AP12.125 (Mel.): used adverbially, . ἑστιᾶσθαι 'to feast with the Barmecide', Ar.V.1218; “κακοδαίμον᾽ οὕτω δεσπότην οὐδ᾽ . ἰδώνMen.Pk.169; later “κατ᾽ ἐνύπνιονAP11.150 (Ammian.); cf.sq.
2. after Hom., = ὄνειρος, dream, ὄψις ἐνυπνίου the vision of a dream, Hdt.8.54; “ὄψις ἐμφανὴς ἐνυπνίωνA. Pers.518, cf. 226, Pl.R.572b; “ἐνυπνίῳ πιθέσθαιPi.O.13.79; “. ἰδεῖνAr.V.25, Pl.Plt.290b; “τέλεον τὸ . ἀποτετέλεσταιId.R.443b; “ἐνύπνια κρίνεινTheoc.21.29, Sammelb.685 (ii B. C.):—Artem.1.1 b) distinguishes ἐνύπνιον a mere dream, and ὄνειρος a significant, prophetic one; but the distn. is not generally observed, exc. by Philo.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 226
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1218
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.16
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.54
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.56
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.495
    • Plato, Republic, 443b
    • Plato, Republic, 572b
    • Plato, Statesman, 290b
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