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victim

Φοβοῦ τὸ γῆρας, οὐ γὰρ ἔρχεται μόνον -> Fear old age, for it never comes alone
Menander

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Sacrifice: P. and V. θῦμα, τό, σφάγιον, τό (generally pl.), Ar. and P. ἱερεῖον, τό, Ar. and V. σφαγεῖον, τό, V. θύος, τό, θυτήριον, τό, πρόσφαγμα, τό, χρηστήριον, τό.

Animal for slaughter: Ar. and V. βοτόν, τό.

Severed portions of victims: Ar. and P. τόμια, τά.

Met., the victim as opposed to the agent: P. and V. ὁ πάσχων.

One who is wronged: P. and V. ὁ ἀδικούμενος.

You will depart hence, the victim not of us, the laws, but of men: P. ἠδικημένος ἄπει... οὐχ ὑφʼ ἡμῶν τῶν νόμων ἀλλʼ ὑπʼ ἀνθρώπων (Plat., Crito, 54B).

Be the victim (of misfortune, etc.), v.: P. also V. περιπίπτειν (dat.), ἐμπίπτειν (εἰς, acc.); see fall into.

Be victim, as opposed to the agent: P. and V. πάσχειν.

I was the victim of circumstances: P. ἡσσήθην τῇ τύχῃ.

Be the victim of a plot, P. and V. ἐπιβουλεύεσθαι (pass.).

Be victim of malicious accusations: Ar. and P. συκοφαντεῖσθαι.

An easy victim: V. εὐμαρὲς χείρωμα, τό (Aesch., Ag. 1326).