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Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241

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Animal: P. and V. ζῷον, τό, θρέμμα, τό (Plat.).

Wild beast: P. and V. θήρ, ὁ, Ar. and P. θηρίον, τό, Ar. and V. κνώδαλον, τό, V. δάκος, τό.

Beast of burden: P. ὑποζύγιον, τό.

Head of cattle: P. and V. βόσκημα, τό (Plat.), Ar. and V. βοτόν, τό, P. κτῆνος τό (Xen.).

Of a person: Ar. and P. θηρίον, τό.

Of wild beasts, adj.: P. and V. θήρειος.

Haunted by beasts, adj.: V. ἔνθηρος.

Turn into a beast, v. intrans.; V. ἐκθηριοῦσθαι.