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περιμάχ-ητος [α^], ον,
A.fought about, fought for, “ταῖσι φυλαῖςAr.Av. 1404; τοῖς πολλοῖς [ὕδωρ] Th.7.84 ; [πενία] ἥκιστα περιμάχητον not a thing one would fight for, X.Smp.3.9, cf. Pl.R.521a, Lg.678e ; “δυναστεία ὑπὸ πάντων ἐρωμένη καὶ π. γεγενημένηIsoc.8.65, cf. 7.24, 10.17 ; τὰ π. ἀγαθά such as are matters of contention, highly prized, Arist.EN 1169a21, cf. Pol.1271b8, Rh.1363a8, Epicur.Sent. Vat.45 : Sup. -ότατος Isoc.9.40, Plu.Lyc.26 : in Ar.Th.319, πόλις π., prob. with collat. sense of fought around, surrounded by battle.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1404
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 319
    • Isocrates, Evagoras, 40
    • Isocrates, Helen, 17
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 24
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 65
    • Plato, Laws, 678e
    • Plato, Republic, 521a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.84
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 3.9
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 26
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