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νίκ-η [ι_], ,
A.victory, ν. φαίνεται Μενελάου victory clearly belongs to M., Il.3.457, cf. Alc.80, etc.; “μάχης ν.Il.7.26, 8.171; “ν. πολέμουPl.Lg. 641a, cf. c; ἐν τῷ πολέμῳ ν. ib.647b: freq. of victory in the games,Ἰσθμία ν.Pi.I.2.13; ν. παγκρατίου or ἀπὸ π., ib.7(6).22, 6(5).60: c. gen. objecti, ν. ἀντιπάλων victory over . . , Ar.Eq.521; “ τῶν ἡδονῶν ν.Pl.Lg. 840c: c. gen. rei, “τῶν πολεμικῶν ν.X.Mem.3.4.5; “ν. δοῦναί τινιIl.16.845, etc.; “ν. καὶ κράτοςS.El.85; νίκην νικᾶν τινα, v. νικάω 1.1, 11.1b.
2. later, generally, mastery, ascendancy, etc., in all relations, νίκην διασῴζεσθαι to keep the fruits of victory, X.Cyr.4.2.26, cf. 4.1.15.
3. success in a lawsuit, Od.11.544; in the concrete, damages, etc., recovered, Leg.Gort.9.31.
II. pr. n., Nike, the goddess of victory, Hes.Th.384, cf. Pi.I.2.26, etc.; “Νίκη Ἀθάνα ΠολιάςS.Ph.134, cf. E. Ion457 (lyr.), 1529.
2. Astrol., name of sixth κλῆρος, Paul.Al.K.3, Cat.Cod.Astr.1.160.
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 521
    • Euripides, Ion, 1529
    • Euripides, Ion, 457
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 384
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.845
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.457
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.26
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.171
    • Plato, Laws, 641a
    • Plato, Laws, 647b
    • Plato, Laws, 840c
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1.1
    • Sophocles, Electra, 11.1b
    • Sophocles, Electra, 85
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 134
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.1.15
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 4.2.26
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.4.5
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.544
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