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πενέστ-ης , ου, , (πένομαι, cf. D.H.2.9)
A.labourer, mostly in pl., of the Thessalian serfs, Theopomp. Com.75, X.HG2.3.36, 6.1.11, D.23.199, Arist.Fr. 586, Theoc. 16.35 (cf. Sch. ad loc.), Philocrat. ap. Ath. 6.264a, Archemach. 1.
II. generally, slave, bondsman, τινος E. Heracl.639; “π. ἁμὸς ἀρχαίων δόμωνId.Fr.830; labourer, poor man, Ar.V.1273(lyr.), Timo 39, AP6.300 (Leon.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 39
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1273
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 199
    • Euripides, Heraclidae, 639
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.3.36
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.1.11
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.9
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 75
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