ἀγών

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From ἄγω (ágō, I lead).

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ἀγών (agṓn) (genitive ἀγῶνος) m, 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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