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ἀπόστολ-ος , ,
A.messenger, ambassador, envoy, μὲν δὴ . ἐς τὴν Μίλητον ἦνHdt.1.21; ἐς Λακεδαίμονα τριήρεϊ . ἐγίνετο he went off on a mission to Laced., Id.5.38.
b. commander of a naval force, Hsch.
2. messenger from God, LXX 3 Ki.14.6; esp. of the Apostles, Ev.Matt.10.2, al.
2. colony, D.H.9.59.
3. = ἀποστολή, of envoys, J.AJ17.11.1.
4. ἀπόστολον, τό, with or without πλοῖον, packet, Pl.Ep.346a, Ps.-Hdt.Vit.Hom.19.
5. ἀπόστολος, , order for dispatch, of a vessel, CPHerm.6.11 (iii A.D., pl.), PAmh. 2.138.10(iv A.D.), cf. Dig.49.6.1.
6. export-licence, PGnom.162 (ii A.D.).
7. gen. dub., cargo dispatched by order, POxy.522.1,al. (ii A.D.), PTeb.486 (ii/iii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 3, 5
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 80
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.21
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.38
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.11.1
    • Lysias, On the Property of Aristophanes, 21
    • Old Testament, 1 Kings, 14.6
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.59
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