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See also: αγών, ἀγῶν, and ἄγων

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἄγω (ágō, I lead).

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NounEdit

ᾰ̓γών (agṓnm (genitive ᾰ̓γῶνος); third declension

  1. a gathering, an assembly
    • Homer, The Iliad, 257-258
      αὐτὰρ Ἀχιλλεὺς αὐτοῦ λαὸν ἔρυκε καὶ ἵζανεν εὐρὺν ἀγῶνα [...]
      But Achilles stayed the folk even where they were, and made them to sit in a wide gathering [...] - A.T. Murray translation
  2. a contest

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