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θησαυρός, ὁ, store, treasure, Ar.Av.599, etc.; θ. χθονός, of the silvermines of Laureion, A.Pers.238 (troch.); θ. εὑρεῖν Arist.Pol.1303b35; ἄνθρακες ὁ θ., prov., 'apples of Sodom', freq. in Luc.Zeux.2, al.; σποδὸς οἱ θ. γενήσονται Alciphr.2.3.13: metaph., θ. γλώσσης φειδωλῆς Hes.Op.719; θ. ὕμνων Pi.P.6.8; κακῶν E.Ion923, cf. Hp.Lex; κόμας .., ἱκτήριον θ. S.Aj.1175; Διὸς θ., of a tomb marking the fall of a thunderbolt, E.Supp.1010; οἰωνοῖς γλυκὺν θ., of a dead body, S.Ant. 30; of learning, θ., οὓς κατέλιπον ἐν βιβλίοις X.Mem.1.6.14; σοφίας θ. Pl.Phlb.15e, Ep.Col.2.3; χρημάτων καὶ τιμῶν Pl.Mx.247b; καλὸς θ. παρ' ἀνδρὶ σπουδαίῳ χάρις Isoc.1.29; ἐκ τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ θ. τῆς καρδίας Ev.Luc.6.45.

II. strong-room, magazine, Hdt.2.150, SIG419.17 (Delph., iii B.C.), LXXDe.32.34, etc.; esp. of the treasuries built at Delphi by Greek cities, SIG8 (vi B.C.), Hdt.1.14, al., X.An.5.3.5, Str.4.1.13, etc.; vaults of a bank, PLips.62ii 14 (iv A.D.).

2. granary, PCair.Zen.232.4 (iii B.C.), Wilcken Chr.385.27 (iii B.C.), 192 (i A.D.), etc.; οἱ δημόσιοι θ. PRyl.90.9 (iii A.D.), cf. POxy.2119.3 (iii A.D.).

3. receptacle for valuables, safe, casket, Hdt.7.190, 9.106, Ev.Matt.2.11; θ. βελέεσσιν, of a quiver, A.Pers.1022 (lyr.).

4. offertory-box (for its form, v. IG9(2).590), IG7.235.23 (Oropus, iv B.C.), 12(3).443 (Thera, iii B.C.), Jahrb.16.162 note 13 (Rhodes, iii B.C.), Schwyzer89 (Argos, iii B.C.), SIG1015.30 (Halic.), PTeb.6.27 (ii B.C.), IG5(1).1390.89 (Andania, i B.C.); σπονδεῖον ἢ θ. coin-in-the-slot machine which sold holy water, Hero Spir.1.21.

5. cavern, S.Ichn.276; subterranean dungeon, Plu.Phil.19.