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ὄρυγμα , ατος, τό
A., (ὀρύσσωexcavation, trench, ditch, moat, Hdt.1.179,7.23, Th.1.106, OGI483.148 (Pergam., ii A. D.), etc.; tunnel, mine, Hdt.3.60 ; “ὀρύσσειν . ὑπόγαιαId.4.200; mine, in sieges, X.HG3.1.7, Plb.5.100.2, etc.; also in metal-working, Id.34.10.11 ; at Athens, = βάραθρον, pit into which condemned criminals were thrown, ἐπὶ τῷ . the executioner, Din.1.62, cf. Lycurg.121, Poll.8.71.
II. = ὄρυξις, Luc.VH2.1. (Written ὄρυμα Annuario 10/12.20 (Crete, iii/ ii B. C.).)
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.200
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.179
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.60
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.23
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 121
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.106
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.1.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 34.10.11
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.100.2
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