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

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Gift: P. and V. δῶρον, τό, χάρις, ἡ, δωρεά, ἡ, δόσις, ἡ, ἔρανος, ὁ, Ar. and V. δώρημα, τό (also Plat. but rare P.). Dedicatory offering: P. and V. ἀνάθημα, τό. Sacrifice: P. and V. θῦμα, τό, V. θύος, τό; see sacrifice. Tears I gave and made solemn offering of my hair: V. δάκρυα τʼ ἔδωκα καὶ κόμης ἀπηρξάμην (Eur., El. 91.). First fruits: P. and V. ἀκροθίνια, τά (sing. sometimes in V.), ἀπαρχαί, αἱ (sing. Plat., Prot. 343B). Bringing offerings of hair also libations from me: V. κόμης ἀπαρχὰς καὶ χοὰς φέρουσ(α)ʼ ἐμάς (Eur., Or. 96). Offerings to the dead: P. and V. ἐντάφια, τά, V. κτερίσματα, τά. Burnt offerings: V. ἔμπυρα, τά. Offerings thrown into the sea: V. ποντίσματα, τά.