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ἐλευθ-έριος , ον, also α, ον X.Smp.8.16:—
A.speaking or acting like a freeman, free-spirited, “. καὶ δημωφελήςDemocr.282, etc.; ἀνδρεῖοι καὶ . Pl.Lg.635d; opp. δουλοπρεπής, X.Mem.2.8.4 (Comp.); of certain animals, as the lion, “. καὶ ἀνδρεῖα καὶ εὐγενῆArist.HA488b16.
b. esp.freely giving, bountiful, “. εἰς χρήματαX. Smp.4.15(Comp.), cf. Arist.EN1120a8, etc.
2. of pursuits, etc., fit for a freeman, liberal, πτηνῶν θήρας . . ἔρως οὐ σφόδρα . Pl.Lg.823e, cf.Grg.485b; “ἐπιστήμηId.Ax.369b(Sup.); “τέχναιPlu.2.122d; βίος Men 408(dub.); “διαγωγήArist.Pol.1339b5; παιδεία ib.1338a32; πρᾶξις, ἔργα, ib.1263b12, Oec.1344a28; ἡδοναὶ -ώταται, κινήσεις -ώτεραι, Id.EN1118b4, Pol.1340b10; τὸ .,= ἐλευθεριότης, X.Mem.3.10.5 : prov., ὕδωρ πίοιμι ., i.e. may I become free, because slaves set free at Argos were then first allowed to drink of the spring Κυνάδρα, Antiph. 25.
3. of appearance, frank, noble, εὐπρεπής τε ἰδεῖν καὶ . X.Mem. 2.1.22, cf. Lac.11.3(Comp.); “ἵπποςId.Eq.10.17.
III. Ζεὺς . Zeus the Deliverer, Pi.O.12.1, Simon.140.4, Hdt.3.142, etc.
IV. ., (sc. μήν),= Ἐλευθεριών, SIG1044.26.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.142
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 49
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 43
    • Plato, Laws, 823e
    • Plato, Laws, 635d
    • Plato, Gorgias, 485b
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.6.3
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.1.22
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.10.5
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.8.1
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.8.4
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 11.3
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10.17
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 4.15
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.16
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