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οἰκονομ-ία , , of a household or family, husbandry, thrift, Pl.Ap.36b, R.498a, X.Oec.1.1, Arist.EN1141b32, Pol.1253b2 sqq. : pl., Pl.R.407b ; households, Arist.GA744b18.
2. generally, direction, regulation, Epicur.Ep.1p.29U. ; esp. of a State, administration,αἱ κατὰ τὴν πόλιν οἰ.Din.1.97 ; principles of government, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.338 ; “τῶν γεγονότωνPlb.1.4.3, al. ; “πολιτικὴ οἰ.Phld.Rh. 2.32 S. ; “ τῆς ἀρχῆς οἰ.Hdn.6.1.1 ; of a fund, SIG577.9 (Milet., iii/ii B.C.).
3. arrangement, περὶ τὸν νοσέοντα οἰ.Hp.Epid.6.2.24 ; περὶ τῶν ὠνίων οἰ. market, fair, SIG695.35 (Magn. Mae.) ; “οἰκονομίαιproceedings, IG9(1).226 (Drymaea) ; τίνα οἰκονομίαν προσαγήγοχας what steps you have taken, PCair.Zen.240.10 (iii B. C.) ; “αὕτη φύσεως οἰ.Plb.6.9.10 ; of a literary work, arrangement, κατὰ μέρος οἰ.D.S.5.1, cf. D.H.Pomp.4, Comp.25, Sch.Od.1.328 : pl., Plu.2.142a.
4. in Egypt, office of οἰκονόμος, PTeb.24.62 (ii B.C.), al.
5. stewardship, LXX Is.22.19, Ev.Luc.16.2.
6. plan, dispensation, Ep.Eph.1.10, 3.2.
7. in bad sense, scheming, M.Ant. 4.51.
II. public revenue of a state, BMus.Inscr.897.14, al. (Halic., iii B.C.).
III. transaction, contract, or legal instrument, CPR4.1 (i A. D.), BGU457.10 (ii A. D.), etc.
IV. magical operation or process, PMag.Par.1.161,292,2009.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.328
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 22.19
    • New Testament, Luke, 16.2
    • Plato, Republic, 498a
    • Plato, Republic, 407b
    • Plato, Apology, 36b
    • Xenophon, Economics, 1.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.4.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.9.10
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Epistula ad Pompeium Geminum, 4
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 4.51
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