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περιφορ-ά , ,
A.carrying round, of dishes at table : hence, meats carried round, course at dinner, X.Cyr.2.2.4, Heraclid.Tarent. ap. Ath. 3.12oc (pl.), cf. 7.275b.
II. (from Pass.) going round, circular or rotatory motion, revolution, of a wheel, E.Ba.1067 ; of the heavens and heavenly bodies, Ar.Nu.172, X.Mem.4.7.5, Pl.Phdr.247c, Lg.898c, Arist.Mete.341a2, Cael.291a35, Epicur.Nat.11.10,al.; αἱ τῶν ὡρῶν π. J.AJ1.1.1, cf. Pl.R.546a, Plt.271a,274e.
2. revolving vault of heaven, Id.R.616c, Tht.153d ; ὕπερθε π. the heavens, Critias 25.31 D.
3. metaph., in pl., twists, circumvolutions, Eub.73.
4. ἐν ταῖς περιφοραῖς in social intercourse, Plu.Per.5.
5. error, v.l. for παραφορά in LXXEc.2.12,7.26(25).
III. story or tier of a funeral pile, D.S.17.115.
IV. turntable (?), PTeb.12.17 (ii B.C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.115
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 1067
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 1.1.1
    • Plato, Laws, 898c
    • Plato, Republic, 616c
    • Plato, Republic, 546a
    • Plato, Statesman, 274e
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 153d
    • Plato, Statesman, 271a
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 247c
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.2.4
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.7.5
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 172
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiastes, 2.12
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 5
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