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ăgōn , ōnis, m., = ἀγών,
I.gen. ῶνος a contest or combat in the public games: “gymnicus,Plin. Ep. 4, 22: “non esse restituendum Viennensibus agona,id. ib. 4, 22 fin.: “musicus,Suet. Ner. 22; so id. ib. 23.—Hence, prov.: nunc demum agon est = νῦν γάρ ἐστιν ἀγών, now we must act, now is the time for action, Suet. Ner. 45.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Suetonius, Nero, 22
    • Suetonius, Nero, 45
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.22
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 4.22
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