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ἀγωγή , , (ἄγω)
A.carrying away, Hdt.6.85, etc.; freight, carriage, “πρὸς τὰς ἀγωγὰς . . χρῆσθαι ὑποζυγίοιςPl.R.370e, cf.X.Lac.7.5, PLond. 3.948.2 (iii A.D.).
b. intr., τὴν . διὰ τάχους ἐποιεῖτο pursued his voyage, Th.4.29 (v.l.); movement, Pl.R.604b; . ἐπί τι tendency towards . . , Hp.Epid.1.1.
2. bringing to or in, ὑμῶν ἐς τοὺς ὀλίγους . your bringing us before the council, Th.5.85.
3. forcible seizure, carrying off, abduction, A.Ag.1263, S.OC662; “ἀγωγὴν ποιήσασθαιPTeb. 39.22 (ii B. C.), cf. 48.22.
4.ὕδατος ἀγωγαίaqueducts, IG12(5).872 (Tenos), cf. D.H.3.67.
5. load, Ostr.1168; weight, AB333.
6. winding up of engine, Ph.Bel.57.13 (pl.).
7. drawing of lines, Euc.pp.284,376F.
8. evoking, “πνευμάτωνIamb.Myst.3.6 (pl.).
b. spell for bringing a person, usu. love-charm, PMag.Par. 1.1390.
2. leading of an army, Id.Lg.746e (pl.); . στραταρχίας conduct of an expedition, Vett.Val.339.29; “ . τῶν πραγμάτωνPlb.3.8.5.
3. direction, training, “παιδεία μέν ἐσθ᾽ παίδων ὁλκή τε καὶ . πρὸς τὸν ὑπὸ τοῦ νόμου λόγον ὀρθὸν εἰρημένονPl.Lg.659d, cf. 819a; “. ὀρθῆς τυχεῖν πρὸς ἀρετήνArist.EN 1179b31; “διὰ τὸ ἦθος καὶ τὴν .Id.Pol.1292b14, cf. Cleanth.Stoic.1.107: in pl., systems of education, Chrysipp.Stoic.3.173; esp. of the public education of the Spartan youth, “Λακωνικὴ .Plb. 1.32.1; “Ἀγησίλαος ἤχθη τὴν λεγομένην ἀγωγὴν ἐν ΔακεδαίμονιPlu.Ages.1; . στοιχειώδης elementary course, Apollon.Perg.Con.1 Praef.:—also of plants, culture, Thphr.HP1.3.2; of diseases, treatment, Gal.12.414, 15.436.
4. way of life, conduct, Archyt ap.Stob.2.31.120 (pl.), PTeb. 24.57 (ii B. C.), OGI223.15 (Erythrae, iii B. C.), LXX 2 Ma.6.8, 2 Ep.Tim. 3.10, M.Ant.1.6.
5. keeping, observance, “ἡμερῶνAristox.Rhyth. 2.37; “μηνῶνGem.8.48.
6. generally, method, construction (of a law), Arist.Rh.1375b12; style, D.H.Isoc.20, al.; “ . τῶν διαλέκτωνStr.14.1.41.
7. method of proof, esp. of syllogistic reasoning, “λόγοι τὰς ἀγωγὰς ὑγιεῖς ἔχοντεςChrysipp.Stoic.2.84, cf. Ph. 759.14; line of argument, Plu.2.106b.
8. school of philosophers, Phld.Sto.Herc.339.12, Acad.Ind.p.68 M., S.E.P.1.145, etc.
9. Milit., manoeuvre, movement, Ascl.Tact.12.7 and 10; order of march, ib.11.8, cf. Ael.Tact.39.1.
10. in Law, = Lat. actio, Cod.Just. 4.24.1, al.
III. tempo, in music, Pl.R.400c (pl.), Aristox.Harm. p.34 M., Aristid.Quint.1.19; sequence, of a melody, Aristox.Harm. p.29 M.; musical style, Str.14.1.41, Plu.2.1141c.
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