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ἡγεμον-ικός , ή, όν,
A.of or for a leader, ready to lead or guide, “πρός τιX.Mem.2.3.14 (Comp.); “πρὸς τὰ πονηράId.Cyr.2.2.25; “κλῆμα -ώτατον τῆς ἀμπέλουGp.4.13.4; . τόπος vital spot, Vett.Val.38.13.
II. capable of command, authoritative, “ψυχὴ ἐν τοῖς ἥλιξι .X.Smp.8.16; “. φύσιςPhilol.11; “. τὴν φύσινPl.Phdr.252e; “. τέχναιId.Phlb.55d; “οἱ κατ᾽ ἀρετὴν . πρὸς πολιτικὴν ἀρχήνArist.Pol.1288a12; τὸ ἄρρεν . . τοῦ θήλεος -ώτερον ib.1259b2; -ωτάτη [ἐπιστήμη] Id.Metaph.996b10; . καὶ πολιτικὸς βίος (sc. τῆς πόλεως) Id.Pol.1327b5; ζῴδια viz. Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Cat.Cod.Astr.1.165, Ptol.Tetr.34; ἡγεμονικόν, authoritative, of knowledge, Pl.Prt.352b; τὸ ἡγεμονικόν the authoritative part of the soul (reason), esp. in Stoic philosophy, Zeno Stoic.1.39, etc.; but also, the governing part of the universe, of the aether or sun, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.186,192, Cleanth.ib.1.112. Adv. -κῶς like a leader, opp. δεσποτικῶς, Arist.Fr.658; “. καὶ βασιλικῶςPlb.2.64.6, cf. Alc.p.52C.: Comp. -ώτερον more like an Emperor, J.AJ19.4.2.
2. = Lat. consularis, Plu.Pomp.26.
3. of or belonging to the prefect of Egypt, “ὑπηρέτηςCPR18.35 (ii A.D.); “πλοῖαPOxy.2116.1 (iii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 19.4.2
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 252e
    • Plato, Philebus, 55d
    • Plato, Protagoras, 352b
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.2.25
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.3.14
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.16
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.64.6
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 26
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 34
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