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εἰκών , , gen. όνος, acc. όνα, etc.: poet. and Ion. nom. εἰκώ is implied (though not found) in gen.
A.εἰκοῦςE.Hel.77, acc. “εἰκώA.Th.559, E.Med.1162, Hdt.7.69 (but “εἰκόνα2.143, both εἰκόνα and εἰκώ in Pl.Ti. 37d), Maiist.15: acc. pl. “εἰκούςE.Tr.1178, Ar.Nu.559: (Εἴκω, ἔοικα, ϝεικ-Inscr.Cypr.151 H.):—likeness, image, whether picture or statue, Hdt.2.130, 143, A.Th.559, etc.; “εἰ. γεγραμμένηPlu.2.1117c; “εἰ. γραπτάIG4.940.23, cf. 3.1330; of needlework, E.IT223 (anap.); bust, Luc.Alex.18; εἰ. βασιλικαί, = Lat. imagines imperatorum, Lib. Or.56.13: generally, “εἰ. τοῦ νοητοῦ θεὸς αἰσθητόςPl.Ti.92c.
2. image in a mirror, E.Med.1162, Pl.R.402b.
3. personal description, PTeb.32.21 (ii B. C.), etc.
4. metaph., living image, representation, “εἰ. ζῶσα τοῦ ΔιόςOGI90.3 (Rosetta, ii B. C.); “τοῦ θεοῦ2 Ep.Cor.4.4.
III. similitude, comparison, Ar.Nu. 559, Ra.906, Pl.Phd.87b, Men.80c, Men.536.1; “δι᾽ εἰκόνος λέγεσθαιPl.R.487e, cf. Arist.Rh.1407a11, Lib.Ep.8.1.
IV. pattern, archetype, “ποτὶ τὰν εἰκόνα [κόσμος] ἀπειργασμένοςTi.Locr.99d.
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