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ἐπί-δοσις , εως, ,
II.. free gift, esp. voluntary contribution to the state, `benevolence', benefaction, “οἱ τὰς μεγάλας ἐπιδόσεις ἐπιδόντεςD.18.171; ἐγένοντ᾽ εἰς Εὔβοιαν ἐπιδόσεις παρ᾽ ὑμῖν πρῶται κτλ. Id.21.161, cf. Thphr.Char.22.3; “ἐπιδόσεις πεποιῆσθαί τισιHistria7.23 (i B.C.); charitable endowment, POxy.705.59 (iii A.D.).
2.. largess given to soldiers, Lat. donativum, Hdn.1.5.1,al.
III.. handing in of a petition, return, etc., BGU1193.11 (i B.C.), etc.
b.. devotion, addiction, τινός to a thing, D.H.Comp.4 codd.; . μὲν εἰς τιμὴν πλούτου . . , ὀλιγωρία δὲτῶν καλῶνGal.10.172.
2.. giving way, relaxation, of sinews, Hp. Art.8 (pl.); . ἐπιδοῦναι ib.72.
3.. . αὑτοῦ self-surrender, Plot.6.9.11.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1098a.25
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 171
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 161
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 267
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 146b
    • Plato, Symposium, 175e
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 22.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.20.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.36.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 34.8.10
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 72
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 8
    • Hippocrates, De diaeta in morbis acutis, 12
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 4
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