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εἴδωλον , τό, (εἶδος)
3. image reflected in a mirror or in water, Pl.Sph. 266b, Arist.Div.Somn.464b9.
4. in the system of Epicurus, film given off by any object and conveying an impression to the eye, Epicur.Ep.1p.10U., Nat.2.1, al., Cic.Fam.15.16.1, etc.
II. image in the mind, idea, X.Smp.4.21; phantom of the mind, fancy, Pl.Phd. 66c; “εἴ. καὶ ψεῦδοςId.Tht.150c.
III. image, likeness, “γυναικὸς εἴ. χρύσεονHdt.1.51, cf.6.58: metaph., “λόγος εἴ. ψυχῆςIsoc.3.7.
IV. later, image of a god, idol, LXX 4 Ki.17.12, 1 Ep.Cor.12.2, OGI201.8 (Silco, vi A.D.), etc.
V. εἴ. οὐράνια constellations, A.R.3.1004, cf. Max.56.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (20):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 15.16.1
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 839
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.51
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.58
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.92
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.451
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.476
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.796
    • Isocrates, Nicocles or the Cyprians, 7
    • Plato, Laws, 959b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 66c
    • Plato, Sophist, 266b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 150c
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 126
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 947
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 4.21
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 659.6
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1004
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 12.2
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 17.12
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