Neodamode

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neodamode In ancient Sparta, one of those Helots who were freed by the state in reward for military service.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neodamode In ancient Sparta, a person newly admitted to citizenship; a newly enfranchised helot.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. neodamw`dhs; ne`os new + da^mos dh^mos, the people + e'i^dos shape

Usage

In literature:

These accordingly arrived with some three hundred Neodamodes, and Agis began to arrange for their crossing over.
"The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides
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