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κράτος 1

I.strength, might, Hom., attic; κατὰ κράτος with all one's might or strength, by open force, by storm, Thuc., Xen., etc.
2.personified, Strength, Might, Aesch.
II.generally, might, power, Hom.: rule, sway, sovereignty, Hdt., attic
2.c. gen. power over, Hdt., attic; in pl., ἀστραπᾶν κράτη νέμων Soph.
3.of persons, a power, an authority, Aesch.
III.mastery, victory, Hom., attic; κρ. ἀριστείας the meed of highest valour, Soph.

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