Previous: ἁρπάγηNext: ἁρπαγιμαῖος


ἁρπαγ-ή, ἡ, seizure, robbery, rape, first in Sol.4.13; ὀφλὼν ἁρπαγῆς δίκην found guilty of rape, A.Ag.534; αἰτέειν δίκας τῆς ἁ. Hdt.1.2; ἁρπαγῇ χρησαμένους ib.5; ἁρπαγὴν ποιεῖσθαι, ποιεῖν, Th.6.52, X.Cyr. 7.2.12; ἐφ' ἁ. τραπέσθαι Th.4.104, X.Cyr.4.2.25; τοῦ κρητῆρος ἡ ἁ. Hdt.3.48: pl., of a single act, συνεπρήξαντο τὰς Ἑλένης ἁ. Id.5.94, cf. A.Th.351 (lyr.), Supp.510; Καδμείων ἁ., of the Sphinx, E.Ph.1021 (lyr.).

II. thing seized, booty, prey, τοῦ φθάσαντος ἁ. A.Pers.752; ἁ. κυσί, θηρσί, Id.Th.1019, E.El.896; ἁρπαγὴν ποιεῖσθαί τι to make booty of a thing. Th.8.62.

III. greediness, X.Cyr.5.2.17.

IV. ἐν ἁρπαγῇ σελήνης when the moon is invisible, PMag.Par.1.750.