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war

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

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substantive

P. and V. πόλεμος, ὁ, Ar. and V. Ἄρης, ὁ (α, rarely α); see hostility.

the Persian War: P. τὰ Μηδικά (Thuc. 1, 97).

of war, adj.: P. πολεμικός, Ar. and P. πολεμιστήριος, V. ἀρείφατος.

war chariot, subs.; P. ἅρμα πολεμιστήριον (Plato).

ship of war: P. and V. ναῦς μακρά, ἡ, P. πλοῖον μακρόν, τό.

wage war, v.: P. and V. πολεμεῖν; see war, v.

wage war against: P. and V. πολεμεῖν (dat., or πρός, acc.), P. ἀντιπολεμεῖν (dat. or absol.), προσπολεμεῖν (absol.).

desire war: P. πολεμησείειν.

join in waging war: P. συμπολεμεῖν (absol., or with dat., or μετά, gen.).

go to war: P. εἰς πόλεμον καθίστασθαι; see take the field, under field.

crush by war: P. καταπολεμεῖν (acc.).

more difficult to make war upon: P. χαλεπώτεροι προσπολεμεῖν (Thuc. 7, 51).

take prisoner in war: P. ζωγρεῖν (acc.).

prisoner of war: see adj., P. and V. αἰχμάλωτος, V. δουρίληπτος, δορίκτητος, δῃάλωτος, P. δοριάλωτος (Isoc.); see under prisoner.

verb intransitive

P. and V. πολεμεῖν, V. αἰχμάζειν.

war with: P. and V. πολεμεῖν (dat., or πρός, acc.); see wage war against, under war, subs.

contend with: P. and V. μάχεσθαι (dat., or πρός, acc.); see contend.