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οἶκος, ὁ, house, not only of built houses, but of any dwelling-place, as that of Achilles at Troy (v. κλισία), Il.24.471,572, cf. S.Aj.65; of the Cyclops' cave, Od.9.478; of a tent, LXXGe.31.33; οἶκον ἱκάνεται is coming home, Od.23.7; εἰς or ἐς οἶκον A.Eu.459, S.Ph.240; πρὸς οἶκον A.Ag.867, S.OT1491, etc.; κατ' οἶκον Id.El.929, etc.; κατ' οἶκον ἐν δόμοις Id.Tr.689; οἱ κατ' οἶκον ib.934; αἱ κατ' οἶκον κακοπραγίαι Th.2.60; τἂν οἴκῳ A.Ch.579; ἐν οἴκῳ καθεύδειν Antipho 2.1.4,8; οἱ ἐν οἴκῳ PCair.Zen.93.10 (iii B.C.); ἐξ οἴκου ἀποδημεῖν ib.44.23 (iii B.C.); ἐπ' �;ἴκου ἀποχωρῆσαι go home wards, Th.1.87, cf. 30, 108,2.31, etc.; ἀπ' οἴκου from home, Id.1.99, etc.; cf. οἰκία.

b. freq. omitted after εἰς or ἐν, v. εἰς 1.4c, ἐν A.1.2.

2. room, chamber, Od.1.356, 19.514,598; οἶ. θερμός Dsc.2.164; dining-hall, ἑπτάκλινος οἶ. Phryn. Com.66, X.Smp.2.18; room in a temple, IG42(1).110A27, al.(Epid., pl.): pl. οἶκοι freq., = a single house, Od.24.417, A.Pers.230,524, etc.; κλαυθμῶν τῶν ἐξ οἴκων domestic griefs, Id.Ag.1554 (anap.); ἀπ' οἴκων S.Aj.762; ἐς or πρὸς οἴκους, Id.Ph.311,383; κατ' οἴκους at home, within, Hdt.3.79, S.Aj.65, Mnesim.4.52.

3. of public buildings, meeting-house, hall, οἶ. Κηρύκων IG22.1672.24; Δεκελειῶν ib. 1237.33; of treasuries at Delos, JHS25.310, al., cf. Hsch. S1.v. θησαυρός; ἐγκριτήριοι οἶ., v. ἐγκριτήριος; temple, IG 4.1580 (Aegina), Hdt.8.143, E.Ph.1373, Ar.Nu.600; οἶ. τεμένιος ἱερός SIG987.3, cf. 25 (Chios, iv B.C.); ἐν τῷ οἴ. τοῦ Ἄμμωνος UPZ79.4 (ii B.C.); ὁ οἶ. [τοῦ θεοῦ] Ev.Matt.21.13, al.; of a funerary monument, BCH2.610 (Cibyra), 18.11 (Magnesia); ἀί̈διοι οἶ., i.e. tombs, D.S.1.51.

4. cage for birds, Id.13.82 (s.v.l., οἰκ<ίσκ>ῳ Valck.); beehive, Gp.15.2.22.

5. Astrol., domicile of a planet, PLond.1.98r.12, al.(i/ii A.D.), Ael.NA12.7, Vett.Val.7.25, Man.2.141, Eust.162.2.

II. one's household goods, substance (cf. οἴκοθεν 2), οἶ. ἐμὸς διόλωλε Od.2.64; ἐσθίεταί μοι οἶ. 4.318; καὶ οἶ. καὶ κλῆρος ἀκήρατος Il.15.498; οἶκον δέ κ' ἐγὼ καὶ κτήματα δοίην Od.7.314, cf. Hdt.3.53, 7.224, etc.: in Att. law, estate, inheritance, οἶκον κατασχεῖν τινος And.4.15, cf. Lys.12.93, Is.5.15, D.27.4, etc.; οἶ. πέντε ταλάντων Is.7.42; cf. οἰκία.

III. a reigning house, οἶ. ὁ βασιλέος Hdt.5.31, cf.6.9, Th. 1.137, Isoc.3.41; Ἀγαμεμνονίων οἴκων ὄλεθρον A.Ch.862 (anap.), cf. S.Ant.594(lyr.); also of any family, Is.10.4, LXXGe.7.1, D.H.1.85; οἶ. Σεβαστός, = domus Augusta, Ph.2.520; οὐδενὸς οἴκου δεύτερον γενόμενον IG42(1).84.32 (Epid., i A.D.); τοὺς πρώτους τᾶς πόλιος οἴκους ib.86.15(ibid., i A.D.). (Orig. fοῖκος, cf. fοίκω, οἰκία: cf. Skt. veás, vi- 'house', Lat. vicus, vicinus, etc.)