ὅμηρος

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ὅμηρος (hómērosm (genitive ὁμήρου); second declension

  1. pledge, surety, hostage
    • 460 BCE – 395 BCE, Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War 1.108.3:
      Λοκρῶν τῶν Ὀπουντίων ἑκατὸν ἄνδρας ὁμήρους τοὺς πλουσιωτάτους ἔλαβον
      Lokrôn tôn Opountíōn hekatòn ándras homḗrous toùs plousiōtátous élabon
      from the Locrians of Opus [The Athenians] took as hostages a hundred of the richest men

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