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νεότης , Dor. νέο-τας , ητος, , (νέος)
A.youth,ἐκ νεότητος . . ἐς γῆραςIl. 14.86, cf. Ev.Marc.10.20, etc.; “ἀτέμβονται νεότητοςIl.23.445; ἐρατὴν γὰρ ἀπωλέσαμεν νεότητα, i.e. we died young, Simon.89, cf. E.HF637 (lyr.), Fr.149; ἐν νεότατι, ἐπὶ νεότητος, in one's youth, Sapph.Supp. 12.3, Ar.V.1199, cf. Ach.214: in pl., “αἱ ν. ἄφρονεςAP9.359 (Posidipp. or Pl.Com. or Crates); αἱ ν. ῥωμαλέαι ib.360 (Metrod.).
2. youthful spirit, impetuosity, Hdt.7.13: in bad sense, youthful folly, insolence,ἀκολασίᾳ καὶ ν.Pl.Ap.26e; “ν. καὶ ἄνοιαAnd.2.7.
II. collective, = νεολαία, body of youth, esp. of military or athletic age, Pi.I.8(7).75, Hdt.4.3, 9.12, Th.2.8, 20, etc.
III. in Crete, νεότας , , acc. νεότα, gen. νεότας, board of officials representing the νέοι (cf. “νέος1.1), GDI5012.6, SIG525.9 (Gortyn, iii B.C.).
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    • Andocides, On his Return, 7
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1199
    • Euripides, Heracles, 637
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.3
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.13
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.12
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.445
    • New Testament, Mark, 10.20
    • Plato, Apology, 26e
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.1
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.8
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.86
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 214
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