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ἀξί-ωμα , ατος, τό,
A.that of which one is thought worthy, an honour,γάμων . . ἀξίωμ᾽ ἐδέξατοE.Ion62; οἳ τὰς πόλεις ἔχουσι κἀξιώματαib. 605; “κοινῆς τραπέζης . ἔχεινId.Or.9; τὸ τῆς πόλεως . the dignity of the city's representative, D.18.149.
4. of things, worth, quality,οὐ τῷ πλήθει ἀλλὰ τῷ .Th.5.8.
5. concrete, things of dignity, Philostr.VS2.5.4.
II. that which is thought fit, decision, decree,δαιμόνωνS.OC1452, cf. 1459; “τὰ τῶν προγόνων .D.18.210; “. κενὰ καὶ νομοθεσίαιEpicur.Ep.2p.36U.
2. in Science, that which is assumed as the basis of demonstration, selfevident principle, Arist.Metaph.997a7, 1005b33, APo.72a17, Polystr. p.16 W.:—Math., axiom, Arist.Metaph.1005a20, etc.; philosophical doctrine, τὸ Ζήνωνος . ib.1001b7, cf. Xen.979b22; logical proposition, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.53,63, etc.
3. request, petition,ἱκετικὸν .BGU1053ii7 (i B. C.), cf. Plu.2.633c.
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.8
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    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.5.4
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