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ποί-ημα , ατος, τό, (ποιέω)
A.anything made or done: hence,
I. work, π. χρύσεα, χάλκεα καὶ σιδήρεα, Hdt.4.5, 7.84, cf. 2.135; “Γλαύκου τοῦ Χίου π.Id.1.25; of the works of Daedalus, Pl.Men.97e; π. ἐραστοῦ a lover's invention, Id.R.474e; product, of land formed by silting-up of rivers, Arr.An.5.6.4(pl.).
2. poem, Cratin.186, Pl.Phd.60d, Ly.221d; “τὰ μετὰ μέτρου π.Isoc.2.7, 15.45; “π. εἰς τὰς ΜούσαςIG7.1773.17 (Thespiae, ii A. D.): pl., of single verses, = ἔπη, D.H.1.41, Comp.3.
b. poetical, esp. metrical, form, περὶ ποιήματος, title of work by Hephaestio.
3. fiction, Arr.An.5.6.5(pl.).
4. onomatopoeic word, Hsch. s.v. μάματα.
II. deed, act, opp. πάθημα, Pl.R. 437b(pl.), Sph.248b; “π. πονηράLXX 2 Es.9.13. (Written ποιϝήματα (in signf. 1.1) in Mnemos.57.208 (Argos, vi B.C.).)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.5
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.84
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.25
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.135
    • Isocrates, To Nicocles, 7
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 45
    • Old Testament, 2 Esdras, 1.1
    • Plato, Republic, 437b
    • Plato, Republic, 474e
    • Plato, Phaedo, 60d
    • Plato, Sophist, 248b
    • Plato, Lysis, 221d
    • Plato, Meno, 97e
    • Old Testament, 2 Esdras, 9.13
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 5.6.4
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 5.6.5
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.41
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 3
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