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

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adj.

Permitted by divine law: P. and V. ὅσιος. Generally: P. and V. ἔννομος, νόμιμος. Just: P. and V. δίκαιος, ὀρθός, ἔνδικος. (It is) lawful: P. and V. ὅσιον, θεμιτόν (negatively) (rare P.), θέμις (rare P.). Of children (as opposed to bastard): P. and V. γνήσιος, V. ἰθαγενής. Of a wife: P. γνήσιος (Xen.). Lawful wedlock: V. γνήσια νυμφεύματα τά (Eur., And. 193).