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πέμπτος , η, ον, (πέντε)
A.fifth : with four others, “πέμπτος μετὰ τοῖσινOd.9.335; “π. αὐτόςTh.1.61,3.19; π. σπιθαμή, i.e. four cubits and a span, Hdt.2.106; ἐς π. μῆνα by the fifth month, Id.1.77; τὸ πέμπτον μέρος a fifth, Pl. Ap.36b, etc.; τὸ π., as Adv., for the fifth time, ὕπατοι, ὑπατεύων, D.S.19.77, Plu.Fab.19.
b. π. (sc. ὥρα) the fifth hour, Arr.Epict.1.1.29.
2. π. (sc. ὁδός), in the Roman camp, = via quintana, Plb.6.30.6.
3. π. tax of one-fifth, PLond.3.1107.5, al. (iii A.D.).
III. τὸ π. σῶμα the fifth or celestial element, Philol.12, Placit.1.3.22; called π. στοιχεῖον ib.2.6.2; π. οὐσία ib.2.25.7, Phlp. in Ph. 9.29.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1131
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.77
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.106
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 803
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 802
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.335
    • Plato, Apology, 36b
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.61
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.19
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.30.6
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 19
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 19.77
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