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ἔφορος , , (cf. ἐπίουρος)
A.overseer, guardian, ruler, “στρατιᾶςA.Pers. 25 (anap.); “χώραςS.OC145 (lyr.); “σφαγίωνE.Rh.30 (lyr.); “τῶν παίδωνPl.Phdr.265c; καρπῶν, οἰάκων, Aristid.Or.41 (4).10, 42 (6).4; “ τῆς γενέσεως . θεόςProcl. in Ti.1.53 D., al.: as fem., Ael.Fr.160: later in neut. pl., “ἔφοραIamb.Myst.4.1.
II. at Sparta, ἔφοροι, οἱ, the ephors, Hdt.1.65, 6.82, 9.76, Pl.Lg.692a, Arist.Pol. 1265b39, 1272a5; also, title of magistrates at Heraclea, Tab.Heracl.1.1, al.; at Thera, Test.Epict.4.1; in the Eleuthero-Laconian cities, IG5(1).1110, al.; also of officials of corporations, ib.209.8 (sg.), 26.4 (pl.).
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 25
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 30
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.76
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.65
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.82
    • Plato, Laws, 692a
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 265c
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 145
    • Aelius Aristides, Orationes 1, 4
    • Aelius Aristides, Orationes 1, 6
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