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παρά-δοσις , εως, ,
A.handing down, bequeathing, transmission, “τοῦ σκήπτρουTh.1.9; handing over, transfer, “ π. τῶν χρημάτωνArist.Pol.1309a10, cf. Pl. Lg.915d; σίτου, etc., POxy.1257.3 (iii A. D.), etc.; “τῆς βασιλείαςPlu. Comp.Lyc.Num.1; ἐν παραδόσει παραλαμβάνειν ἀεί, of a reserve fund, IG11 (2).161 A126 (Delos, iii B. C.).
2. transmission of legends, doctrines, etc., tradition, “διδασκαλία καὶ π.Pl.Lg.803a; “πραγματεῖαι αἱ ἐκ π. ηὐξημέναιArist. SE184b5; “ἐν παραδόσει ἔχειν τιPlb.12.6.1, etc.; treatment, exposition, “ὅπως πᾶσιν εὐπαρακολούθητος γένηται π.Hero Bel.73.12; βοτανικὴ π. the subject of botany, Dsc.Praef.1; “παραδόσεις καὶ παραγγελίαιPhld.Rh.1.78 S.; σύντομος π. succinct account, Porph.38.10.
b. in military sense, transmission of orders, Ael.Tact.21.2.
3. that which is handed down or bequeathed, tradition, doctrine, teaching, “ π. τῶν πρεσβυτέρωνEv.Matt.15.2, Ev.Marc.7.3, etc.; “αἱ π. τῶν θεῶν καὶ τῶν θείων ἀνδρῶνDam.Pr.265: also in Gramm., “Ἑλληνικὴ π.A.D.Conj.213.13, cf. 19 (pl.); in textual criticism, defined as τῶν γραμματ ικῶν μαρτυρία, EM815.18; so “παρὰ τὴν π. γράφεινDemetr.Lac.Herc.1012.34, cf. EM240.4, al.
II. surrender, “πόλεωςTh.3.53; ἐκ παραδόσεως, opp. κατὰ κράτος, Plb.9.25.5; giving up to punishment or torture, Isoc.17.16; “π. ἐπὶ θανάτῳD.H.7.36.
2. Astrol., handing over, “τῶν χρόνωνVett.Val.141.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Isocrates, Trapeziticus, 16
    • New Testament, Matthew, 15.2
    • Plato, Laws, 803a
    • Plato, Laws, 915d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.9
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.53
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.6.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.25.5
    • New Testament, Mark, 7.3
    • Plutarch, Comparison of Lycurgus and Numa, 1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 7.36
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