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ἐπιστήμ-ων , ον, gen. ονος, (ἐπίσταμαι)
2.. acquainted with a thing, skilled or versed in, c. gen., “κακῶνS.Fr.589; τῆς θαλάσσης, τοῦ ναυτικοῦ, Th.1.142, 8.45; τῆςτέχνηςPl.Grg.448b; “τῶν τόπωνPOxy.1469.12 (iii A.D.); also περί τινος or τι, Pl.R.599b, Sis.389e: with neut. Adj., “τὰ προσήκοντα ἐπιστήμωνX.Cyr.3.3.9, cf. Oec.2.16 (Sup.).
3.. c. inf., knowing how, “λέγειν τε καὶ σιγᾶνPl.Phdr.276a, cf. X.Oec.19.16: Comp. “-ονέστεροςPl.Chrm.174a. Adv. Comp. “-ονέστερονX.Oec.3.14: Sup. “-ονέσταταPl.R.534d.
II.. possessed of perfect knowledge, Id.Plt.301b, etc.; opp. “δοξαστής, τινόςId.Tht.208e, in Arist., scientifically versed in a thing, AP0.74b28, Cat.11a33. Adv. “-ονως, ἔχειν πρός τιPl.Sph.233c: λέγειν with science, with art, Id.Tht.207b; εἰπεῖν use technical or scientific terminology, Aristid.Or.26(14).97.
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    • Euripides, Suppliants, 843
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.374
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    • Plato, Sophist, 233c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 207b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 208e
    • Plato, Statesman, 301b
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 276a
    • Plato, Charmides, 174a
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.142
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    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.3.9
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    • Xenophon, Economics, 21.5
    • Xenophon, Economics, 2.16
    • Xenophon, Economics, 3.14
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