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life

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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Existence. P. and V. βίος, ὁ, ζωή, ἡ (Plat. and Aesch., Frag.), V. ζοή, ἡ (Eur., Hec. 1108). Time of life: Ar. and P. ἡλικία, ἡ, V. αἰών, ὁ. Way of living: P. and V. βίος, ὁ, δίαιτα, ἡ, Ar. and V. βίοτος, ὁ. Age, generation: P. and V. αἰών, ὁ. Vital principle: P. and V. ψυχή, ἡ. Animation, courage: P. and V. θυμός, ὁ. Prime of life: P. and V. ἥβη, ἡ, ὥρα, ἡ, ἀκμή, ἡ. Be in the prime of life, v.: P. and V. ἡβᾶν, ἀκμάζειν. The events of one's life: P. τὰ βεβιωμένα (τινί). Be tried for one's life: P. περὶ τοῦ σώματος ἀγωνίζεσθαι (Lys. 167). For one's life: P. and V. περὶ ψυχῆς. (Describe) to the life: P. and V. ἀκριβῶς. Money and lives will be put to the hazard against each city: P. πρὸς ἑκάστην πόλιν ἀποκεκινδυνεύσεται τά τε χρήματα καὶ αἱ ψυχαί (Thuc. 3, 39). Come to life again, v.: Ar. and P. ἀναβιώσκεσθαι. Regain life: V. ἀναλαβεῖν φῶς. Love of life, subs.: P. φιλοψυχία, ἡ. Loving life, adj.: V. φιλόψυχος, φιλόζωος (Soph. and Eur., Frag.).