νεοδαμώδης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From νέος ‎(néos, new) + δᾶμος ‎(dâmos, people) (Doric form of δῆμος ‎(dêmos)) +‎ -ώδης ‎(-ṓdēs, like),

Adjective[edit]

νεοδαμώδης ‎(neodamṓdēsm, f ‎(neuter νεοδαμῶδες); third declension

  1. (as a noun) An emancipated helot in Ancient Sparta
    καὶ εἵλωσι καὶ νεοδαμώδεσι καὶ τοῖς ὑπομείοσι καὶ τοῖς περιοίκοις (Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.3.6.5)
    Λακεδαιμόνιοι μὲν τῶν τε Εἱλώτων ἐπιλεξάμενοι τοὺς βελτίστους καὶ τῶν νεοδαμώδων͵ ξυναμφοτέρων ἐς ἑξακοσίους ὁπλίτας (Thucydides, 7.19.3)
    οἱ δ΄ ἦλθον ἔχοντες τῶν νεοδαμωδῶν ὡς τριακοσίους (Thucydides, 8.5.1)

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Noun[edit]

νεοδαμώδης ‎(neodamódism ‎(plural νεοδαμώδεις)

  1. (historical) An emancipated helot in Ancient Sparta