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παράδοξος , ον,
A.contrary to expectation, incredible, π. λόγος a paradox, Pl.R.472a; “π. τε καὶ ψεῦδοςId.Plt.281a; “παράδοξα λέγεινX.Cyr.7.2.16; “ἂν παράδοξον εἴπωD.3.10; ἐκ τοῦ παραδόξου καὶ παραλόγου contrary to all expectation, Id.25.32, cf. Phld.Vit.p.23 J.; “πολλὰ ποικίλλει χρόνος π. καὶ θαυμαστάMen.593; “π. μοι τὸ πρᾶγμαThphr.Char.1.6; “τὸ ἔνδοξον ἐκ τοῦ π. θηρώμενοςPlu.Pomp.14; παράδοξα Stoical paradoxes, Id.2.1060b sq.: Comp., Phld.Mus.p.72 K., Plot.4.9.2: Sup., LXX Wi.16.17. Adv. “-ξωςAeschin.2.40, Plb.1.21.11, Dsc.4.83: Sup. “-όταταD.C.67.11; “-οτάτωςGal.7.876.
II. παράδοξος, title of distinguished athletes, musicians, and artists of all kinds, the Admirable, IG3.1442, 14.916, Arr.Epict.2.18.22, IGRom.4.468 (Pergam., iii A. D.), PHamb.21.3 (iv A. D.), Rev.Ét.Gr.42.434 (Delph.), etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 40
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 3, 10
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 1, 32
    • Plato, Republic, 472a
    • Plato, Statesman, 281a
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.2.16
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 1.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.21.11
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 14
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 67.11
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