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νεώκορ-ος , , Dor. να_οκόρος GDI 2116.14, al. (Delph., ii B.C.), Hsch.: contr. να_κόρος PMagd.35.7 (iii B.C., prob. Dor.), GDI1912.9, al. (Delph., ii B.C.), 5087 (Crete): as fem., IG42(1).393, al. (Epid., ii A.D.); ναυκόρος , , Buresch
A.Aus Lydien p.58: poet. νηοκόρος AP9.22 (Phil.):—warden of a temple, as a sacred officer, “τοῖς ἱεροῖς ν. γίγνεσθαιPl.Lg.759a; ἱερέας τε καὶ ν. ib.953a; “παρὰ Μεγαβύξῳ τῷ τῆς Ἀρτέμιδος ν.X.An.5.3.6, cf. Inscr.Prien.231 (iv B.C.); “βωμοῖο ν.AP11.324 (Autom.); “ν. τοῦ μεγάλου ΣαράπιδοςPOxy.100.2 (ii A.D.).
2. sacristan, Herod.4.41,45, Paus.10.12.5; ἐνβόλιον ἔχων ν. in a list of silver articles, IG7.3498.25 (Oropus).
II. title assumed by Asiatic cities in Imperial times, when they had built a temple in honour of their patron-god or the Emperor, as Ephesus, “ν. ἈρτέμιδοςAct.Ap.19.35; also as Adj., “τῷ ν. Ἐφεσίων δήμῳOGI481.3 (ii A.D.), cf. BMus.Inscr.481*.4 (Ephesus, ii A.D.); δὶς ν. τῶν Σεβαστῶν, of Ephesus, OGI496.7 (ii A.D.); of Smyrna, IGRom.4.1419. (Prob. derived from κορέω, sweep, the orig. sense being prob. temple-sweeper, cf. E.Ion115, 121, 795 (where the word does not occur), “νεωκορέω” 1.2, 11, Ph.2.236, Hsch.; but Suid. expl. it τὸν νεὼν κοσμῶν . . , ἀλλ᾽ οὐχ σαίρων.
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