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ἀσυ_λ-ία ,
A.inviolability, i.e.,
1. safety to the person, of suppliants, “. βροτῶνA.Supp.610; of competitors at games, Plu.Arat.28; in Inscrr., as a privilege bestowed on one who has deserved well of the state, “εἶμεν δὲ αὐτῷ ἀτέλειαν καὶ . καὶ κατὰ γᾶν καὶ κατὰ θάλασσανIG7.11 (Megara), cf. 2.551.80, 5(1).1226 (Lacon.), etc.
2. sanctity, inviolability of character, “. ἱερέωςD.H.11.25.
3. of a place of refuge, right of sanctuary, Plb.4.74.2; “ἀσυλίαν παρέχεινPlu. 2.828d; freq. in Inscrr., “. πόλεως καὶ χώραςIG12(5).1341 (Paros), etc.
4. exemption from contributions, Ph.2.250.
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