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παρα-στάς , άδος, , (παρίσταμαι) prop.
A.anything that stands beside : pl. παραστάδες, doorposts, “παραστάδας καὶ πρόθυρα βούλει ποικίλαCratin. 42, cf. IG22.1668.32, Poll.1.76, Hsch.; also, pilasters or returns which cover the ends of aalls in the front of a house or temple, τὰς λευκολίθους π. CIG2782.29 (Aphrodisias) : also in sg., Vitr.10.10.2 : pl., of the wings of a stage, Callix.2.
2. space enclosed between the παραστάδες, vestibule or entrance of a temple or house, in pl., E.Ph.415, IT1159, X.Hier.11.2, IG22.1672.131, 186, Poll.7.122 : also in sg., E.Andr. 1121, IG12.372.73, SIG307.12 (Iasos, iv B. C.), Supp.Epigr.4.447.11, 453.46 (Didyma, ii B. C.) ; of a bath, S.E.P.1.110, 2.56.
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