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javelin

Ἔρως ἀνίκατε μάχαν -> O love, invincible in battle!
Sophocles, Antigone, 781

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P. and V. βέλος, τό (rare P.), παλτόν, τό (Xen. and Aesch., Frag.). Ar. and P. ἀκόντιον, το, V. ἄκων, ὁ. Spear: P. and V. δόρυ, τό, Ar. and V. λόγχη, ἡ, (Ar.), V. αἰχμή, ἡ, μεσάγκυλον, τό, βέλεμνον, τό. Throw the javelin, v.: P. and V. ἀκόντιζειν, P. εἰσακοντίζειν.