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θεσμοφόριον

Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: θεσμοφόριον θεσμοφόριου

Structure: θεσμοφορι (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: from qesmofo/ria

Sense

  1. the temple of Demeter

Declension

Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.

Examples

  • ἐπεὶ νῦν γ’ οὔτε τὰ δικαστήρια μέλλει δικάζειν οὔτε βουλῆσ ἐσθ’ ἕδρα, ἐπεὶ τρίτη ’στὶ Θεσμοφορίων ἡ μέση. (Aristotle, Thesmophoriazusae, Prologue, iambics18)
  • μέλλουσί μ’ αἱ γυναῖκεσ ἀπολεῖν τήμερον τοῖσ Θεσμοφορίοισ, ὅτι κακῶσ αὐτὰσ λέγω. (Aristotle, Thesmophoriazusae, Prologue, iambics 1:21)
  • ἐκκλησίαν ποιεῖν ἑώθεν τῇ μέσῃ τῶν Θεσμοφορίων, ᾗ μάλισθ’ ἡμῖν σχολή, καὶ χρηματίζειν πρῶτα περὶ Εὐριπίδου, ὅ τι χρὴ παθεῖν ἐκεῖνον· (Aristotle, Thesmophoriazusae, Lyric-Scene4)
  • εἶδον γὰρ αὐτὴν ἔναγχοσ ἐν τοῖσ Θεσμοφορίοισ μετὰ τῆσ μητρόσ, οὐδέπω εἰδυῖα ὅτι δἰ αὐτὴν οὐκέτι ὄψομαι Πάμφιλον. (Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 1:6)
  • θύει γὰρ οὐδεὶσ οὐδὲν ἀνθρώπων ἔτι θεοῖσιν, οὐδὲ κνῖσα μηρίων ἄπο ἀνῆλθεν ὡσ ἡμᾶσ ἀπ’ ἐκείνου τοῦ χρόνου, ἀλλ’ ὡσπερεὶ Θεσμοφορίοισ νηστεύομεν ἄνευ θυηλῶν· (Aristotle, Birds, Lyric-Scene, antistrophe 1 1:32)

Synonyms

  1. the temple of Demeter

Related

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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