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κέλ-ευσμα or κέλ-ευμα (v. infr.), ατος, τό, (κελεύω)
A.order, command, A.Eu.235, S.Ant.1219 (pl.), etc.; call, summons, A.Ch.751 (pl.): in Prose, word of command in battle, Hdt.4.141, 7.16, cf. E.Hec.929 (lyr.); “ Κύριος ἐν κ. καταβήσεται ἀπ᾽ οὐρανοῦ1 Ep.Thess.4.16; also, the call of the κελευστής (q.v.), which gave the time to the rowers, ἀπὸ ἑνὸς κελεύσματος all at once, Th.2.92, D.S.3.15; “ἐξ ἑνὸς κελεύματοςSophr.25; ἐκ κελεύματος at the word of command, A.Pers.397, cf.E.IT1405; “καχάζετε . . ἀπὸ κ.Eub.8; “στρατεύσονται ἀφ᾽ ἑνὸς κ.LXX Pr.30.27; of the boatswain's pipe, “κέλευσμα προσαυλεῖνPhld.Mus.p.15 K.; also, the call of the driver to his horses, “κελεύματι μόνον καὶ λόγῳ ἡνιοχεῖταιPl.Phdr.253d; of the huntsman to his hounds, X.Cyn.6.20; “κ. κυνηγετῶνS.Ichn.225. (κέλευμα is the more ancient form, as in A.Pers.397, Ch.751, S., Sophr., Pl. (codd.l.c.), X.,, v.l. in Hdt. ll. cc., Th. l. c.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 235
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 751
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 397
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 929
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1405
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.16
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.141
    • New Testament, 1 Thessalonians, 4.16
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 30.27
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 253d
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1219
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.20
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.92
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.15
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