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μῆνις , Dor. and Aeol. μᾶν- , , gen.
A.μήνιοςPl.R.390e, later “μήνιδοςAel.Fr.80, Them.Or.22.265d, Jul.Or.2.50b, AP9.168 (Pall.):—wrath; from Hom. downwds. freq. of the wrath of the gods, Il.5.34, al., A. Ag.701 (lyr.), Pl.Lg.880e, Men.585; μῆνιν ἔχειν ἀπὸ θεοῦ Vett. Val. 184.3; “μ. χθονίωνPi.P.4.159; also of the dead worshipped as heroes, “τοῖσι μ. κατέσκηψε ΤαλθυβίουHdt.7.134, cf. 137; “μ. τῶν τετελευτηκότωνPl.Hp.Ma.282a; of injured parents, A.Ag.155 (lyr.), Ch. 294; of suppliants, Id.Eu.234, cf. E.Heracl.762 (lyr.): but also, generally, of the wrath of Achilles, Il.1.1, al., cf. Alc.Supp.10.7; of the revengeful temper of a people, Hes.Sc.21, Hdt.7.229: c. gen. objecti, “ὅτου . . μ. τοσήνδε πράγματος στήσας ἔχειςS.OT699: in pl., “Αἰήταο μήνιεςA.R.4.1205.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 155
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 701
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 234
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 294
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 762
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.134
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.229
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 21
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.1
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.34
    • Plato, Laws, 880e
    • Plato, Republic, 390e
    • Plato, Greater Hippias, 282a
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 699
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1205
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