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δορυ?́φορ-ος , ον,
II. Subst., spearman, X.An.5.2.4.
2. esp. one of the body-guard of kings and tyrants, Hdt.1.59, etc.; [“ Περίανδρος] πρῶτος -φόρους ἔσχεArist.Fr.516.
b. at Rome, of the praetorians, Plu.Galb.13, Hdn.5.4.8.
3. metaph., ἡδοναὶ δ. mere satellite pleasures, Pl.R.587c, cf. 573e; δ. τῶν ἐπιθυμιῶν τινος pandering to his lusts, Luc.Tyr.4.
4. in Drama, mute character, Hsch., EM284.21.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 769
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.59
    • Plato, Republic, 573e
    • Plato, Republic, 587c
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.2.4
    • Plutarch, Galba, 13
    • Lucian, Tyrannicida, 4
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