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πάρεδρ-ος , ον, (ἕδρα)
A.sitting beside, as at table, τὰς γυναῖκας ἐσάγεσθαι π. Hdt.5.18 : generally, sitting beside, near, τινι E.Or. 83, Hec.616 ; “Διὸς αἰετῶν π. ἱερέαPi.P. 4.4.
II. Subst., assessor, coadjutor, folld. by dat. or gen., Διὸς π., of Themis, Id.O.8.22, cf. Ar.Av.1753, Phylarch.24J. ; ἕτοιμος αὐτῷ (sc. Διί π., of Rhadamanthys, Pi.O.2.76 ; “ἵμερος . . τῶν μεγάλων π. ἐν ἀρχαῖς θεσμῶνS.Ant.798 (lyr.) ; “τᾷ Σοφίᾳ παρέδρους ἜρωταςE. Med.843 ; Ἑρμᾶς Ἀφροδίτᾳ π. Epigr.Gr.783 (Cnidus), cf. 817, IG2.1298 ; “καί με καλεῦσι πάρεδρονHymn.Is.139 : freq. in Prose, of the counsellors of Xerxes, Hdt.7.147, cf. 8.138 ; of the Ephors at Sparta, Id.6.65 ; at Athens, of the assessors of the Archons, Decr. ap. And. 1.78, Archipp.27, Arist.Ath.56.1, IG22.1230, D.59.72, etc. ; of the assessors of other magistrates, as the Ἑλληνοταμίαι, IG12.302.3 ; the στρατηγοί, ib.40 ; the εὔθυνος, ib.127.19, 22.1629.239 ; lieutenant of a military commander, Hell.Oxy.10.1 ; τοξόται πάρεδροι in a naval battle, dub. in IG12.950.137.
2. metaph., “Ἐρεχθέα τοῖς ἐν τῇ ἀκροπόλει θεοῖς π. ἀποδείξασαAristid.1.119 J. ; π. ἡδονή secondary pleasure, Aristaenet.2.16.
III. in Magic, assistant divinity, familiar spirit, PMag. Berol.1.54, PMag.Lond.121.884, Tab. Defix. Aud.155 A 20, PMag.Par.1.1850 : hence,
2. of things, giving magical aid, τρίστιχος Ὁμήρου π. ib.2145.
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    • Andocides, On the Mysteries, 78
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1753
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 56.1
    • Demosthenes, Against Neaera, 72
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 616
    • Euripides, Medea, 843
    • Euripides, Orestes, 83
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.147
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.18
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.65
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.138
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 798
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