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ἐπιδήμ-ιος , ον (but α, ον IG9(1).333.7 (Locr.)),
A.among the people, ἐπιδήμιοι ἁρπακτῆρες plunderers of one's own countrymen, Il.24.262; πόλεμος . civil war, 9.64; ἐπιδαμίᾳ δίκᾳ χρήστω IGl.c.; ἔφαντ᾽ . εἶναι σὸν πατέρ᾽ that he was at home, Od.1.194; . ἔμποροι resident merchants, Hdt.2.39; οὐδ᾽ εὐνῆς αἰδὼς . A.R.2.1023: generally, common, commonplace, “τοῦτο τοὐπιδήμιονPlu.2.735a.
2.. sojourning among, “ψυχὴ . . . ἄστροιςIG12(8).609.3 (Thasos); settling in a place, A.R.1.827.
3.. of diseases, prevalent, epidemic, “ἴκτεροςHp.Int.37.
4.. ἐπιδήμια θύειν sacrifice in honour of a visit or arrival, Him.Ecl.36.1.
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