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οἶκος , ,
A. house, not only of built houses, but of any dwelling-place, as that of Achilles at Troy (v. κλισία), Il.24.471,572, cf. S.Aj.65 ; of the Cyclops' cave, Od.9.478 ; of a tent, LXXGe.31.33 ; οἶκον ἱκάνεται is coming home, Od.23.7 ; εἰς or “ἐς οἶκονA.Eu.459, S.Ph.240 ; “πρὸς οἶκονA.Ag.867, S.OT1491, etc. ; “κατ᾽ οἶκονId.El.929, etc. ; “κατ᾽ οἶκον ἐν δόμοιςId.Tr.689 ; οἱ κατ᾽ οἶκον ib.934 ; “αἱ κατ᾽ οἶκον κακοπραγίαιTh.2.60 ; “τἂν οἴκῳA.Ch.579 ; “ἐν οἴκῳ καθεύδεινAntipho 2.1.4,8 ; “οἱ ἐν οἴκῳPCair.Zen.93.10 (iii B.C.); ἐξ οἴκου ἀποδημεῖν ib.44.23 (iii B.C.) ; ἐπ᾽ <*>ἴκου ἀποχωρῆσαι go home wards, Th.1.87, cf. 30, 108,2.31, etc. ; ἀπ᾽ οἴκου from home, Id.1.99, etc. ; cf. οἰκία.
b. freq. omitted after εἰς or ἐν, v. εἰς 1.4c, “ἐνA.1.2.
2. room, chamber, Od.1.356, 19.514,598 ; “οἶ. θερμόςDsc.2.164 ; dining-hall,ἑπτάκλινος οἶ.Phryn. Com.66, X.Smp.2.18; room in a temple, IG42(1).110A27, al.(Epid., pl.) : pl. οἶκοι freq., = a single house, Od.24.417, A.Pers.230,524, etc.; κλαυθμῶν τῶν ἐξ οἴκων domestic griefs, Id.Ag.1554 (anap.); “ἀπ᾽ οἴκωνS.Aj.762 ; ἐς or πρὸς οἴκους, Id.Ph.311,383 ; κατ᾽ οἴκους at home, within, Hdt.3.79, S.Aj.65, Mnesim.4.52.
3. of public buildings, meeting-house, hall,οἶ. ΚηρύκωνIG22.1672.24 ; Δεκελειῶν ib. 1237.33 ; of treasuries at Delos, JHS25.310, al., cf. Hsch. s.v. θησαυρός ; ἐγκριτήριοι οἶ., v. ἐγκριτήριος ; temple, IG 4.1580 (Aegina), Hdt.8.143, E.Ph.1373, Ar.Nu.600 ; “οἶ. τεμένιος ἱερόςSIG987.3, cf. 25 (Chios, iv B.C.) ; “ἐν τῷ οἴ. τοῦ ἌμμωνοςUPZ79.4 (ii B.C.) ; “ οἶ. [τοῦ θεοῦ]Ev.Matt.21.13, al. ; of a funerary monument, BCH2.610 (Cibyra), 18.11 (Magnesia) ; ἀΐδιοι οἶ., i.e. tombs, D.S.1.51.
4. cage for birds, Id.13.82 (s.v.l., οἰκ<ίσκ> Valck.); beehive, Gp.15.2.22.
5. Astrol., domicile of a planet, PLond.1.98r.12, al.(i/ii A.D.), Ael.NA12.7, Vett.Val.7.25, Man.2.141, Eust.162.2.
III. a reigning house,οἶ. βασιλέοςHdt.5.31, cf.6.9, Th. 1.137, Isoc.3.41 ; “Ἀγαμεμνονίων οἴκων ὄλεθρονA.Ch.862 (anap.), cf. S.Ant.594(lyr.) ; also of any family, Is.10.4, LXXGe.7.1, D.H.1.85 ; οἶ. Σεβαστός, = domus Augusta, Ph.2.520 ; “οὐδενὸς οἴκου δεύτερον γενόμενονIG42(1).84.32 (Epid., i A.D.) ; τοὺς πρώτους τᾶς πόλιος οἴκους ib.86.15(ibid., i A.D.). (Orig. ϝοῖκος, cf. ϝοίκω, οἰκία : cf. Skt. veśás, viś- 'house', Lat. vicus, vicinus, etc.)
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