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ἡγεμον-ία , ,
A.leading the way, going first, Hdt.2.93; τῇ τῶν δυναστευόντων . by their example, Pl.Lg.711c.
II. authority, rule, of dynasties or nations, Hdt.1.7, 3.65, etc.; of a general or officer, Th.4.91; “ἐν ἡγεμονίαιςId.7.15; . τῶν Ἰώνων τοῦ πολέμου Hdt.6.2; κατὰ πόλεμον ., τῶν πολεμικῶν ., Arist.Pol. 1285b9, 18; “αἱ . τῶν στρατοπέδωνPl.Euthd.273c; “τῶν ὀπισθοφυλάκωνX.An.4.7.8; . δικαστηρίου presidency in a court, Aeschin.3.14; headship of a philosophical school, Phld.Acad.Ind.p.59 M.
b. = Lat. imperium, Plu. Mar.36, D.C.60.17, etc.; “Αἴγυπτον δήμου 'Ρωμαίων ἡγεμονίᾳ προσέθηκαMon.Anc.Gr.15.1; “τοῖς καλοῖς τῆς . νόμοιςAth.Mech.39.7; τριῶν τῶν μεγίστων . Plu.Luc.30; reign of an Emperor, Ev.Luc.3.1; office of prefect, POxy.237v6 (ii A.D.), al.
III. military unit, regiment, IG22.657 (pl.), PRein.9.13 (ii B.C.), Plu.Cam.23 (pl.); but αἱ μείζονες . the higher commands, Ael.Tact.10.4.
IV. chief thing, principal part, “. τῆς τέχνηςDiph.17.5.
V. a principality, LXX Ge.36.30; a Roman governorship, “ 'Ιλλυρίδος .Hdn.6.7.2, cf. 7.5.2; tenure of office of a governor, PRyl.77.36 (ii A.D.); . the Government, PGrenf.2.73.11 (iii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (20):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 14
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 1
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 23.2
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.7
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.93
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.65
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.2
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 67
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 30
    • Plato, Laws, 711c
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 273c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.91
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.15
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.7.8
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.1.33
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 36.30
    • Plutarch, Camillus, 23
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 30
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 36
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 60.17
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