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Καῖσαρ , α^ρος, , (said to be Punic, =
A.elephant, Lyd.Mens.4.102) Caesar, a cognomen of the Gens Julia; esp. of Julius Caesar, D.S. 5.22, Str.4.5.3, etc.; Κ. θεός prob. in OGI767.5; also of Augustus, ib.458.9 (9 B.C.), Nic.Dam.Vit.Caes. tit., etc.; νεὸς Κ., opp. πρεσβύτερος Κ., ib.6; in general, the Emperor, OGI473.8, etc.; Καίσαρος ἀπελεύθερος ib.629.90, etc.; Πρῖμος Καίσαρος, i. e. P. the Emperor's slave, Wilcken Chr.112.4; “ἀπόδοτε τὰ Καίσαρος ΚαίσαριEv.Luc.20.25: pl., “οἱ ΚαίσαρεςOGI516.21: as title of the designated successor, “Καίσαρα ἀποδεικνύειHdn.2.15.3, etc.; name of month in the province of Asia, OGI458.54, etc.:—hence Καισάρειος , ον, of, belonging to Caesar, οἱ Κ. his household or officials, POxy.477.5 (ii A. D.), D.C. 52.24, al.; οἶκος Κ., hall in Herod the Great's palace, J.BJ1.21.1; τὸ Κ. temple of Julius Caesar at Alexandria, Str.17.1.9: Καισάρεια ( καιρό-ηα ), τά, games in honour of Gaius Caesar at Cos, SIG1065.9 (Cos); at Corinth and elsewhere, IG7.1856 (Thespiae), etc.: Καισάρειος , or καιρό-ιος , (sc. μήν), name of month in Egypt and elsewhere, POxy.45.17 (i A. D.), Hemerolog.Flor., etc.:—also Καισαρεών , ῶνος, , Rev.Et. Gr.19.268 (Κεσ-, Aphrodisias):
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 1.21.1
    • New Testament, Luke, 20.25
    • Strabo, Geography, 17.1.9
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.5.3
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.22
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 52.24
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