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ποι-ητικός , ή, όν,
A.capable of making, creative, productive, opp. πρακτικός (active, Arist.EN1140a4), τινος Id.Top.137a4, Pl.Def. 411d; “ἡδονῶνEpicur.Sent.8: abs., αἱ π. ἐπιστῆμαι, = αἱ τέχναι, the Productive Arts, Arist.MM1216b17, cf. Pol.1254a2, D.L.3.84; “πᾶσαι αἱ τέχναι καὶ αἱ π. ἐπιστῆμαιArist.Metaph.1046b3; “ -κήcreativity, Pl.Sph.265b; “τὰ π.efficient causes, Plot.6.3.18,28. Adv. -κῶς (sc. τῆς ὑγιείας) so as to produce . . , Arist.Top.106b36, cf. Alc.p.52C.
2. of persons, inventive, ingenious, Alex. 234.5.
II. poetical,λέξιςIsoc.15.47, cf. Phld.Po.2.40(both Comp.); of persons, Pl.R.393d; Ὅμηρον -ώτατον εἶναι ib.607a; “π. καὶ μουσικοίId.Lg.802b, cf. 700d, etc.; οἱ π. poets, ib.656c; “ π. τύρβηEpicur.Fr. 228; but -κή (sc. τέχνη) the art of poetry, Pl.Grg.502c, Arist.Po.1447 a8, etc.; π. ἄδεια, ἐξουσία, poetic licence, A.D.Pron.38.3,al., Jul.Or. 1.10b. Adv. “-κῶςPl.R.332b; by poetic licence, Str.9.2.14.
2. celebrated by poets,Ἶρις Mete.210.7; quoted from the poets,μαρτυρίηHp.Praec.12.
III. ποιητική, , = κισσὸς χρυσόκαρπος, poet's ivy, Hedera Helix var. poetica, Ps.-Dsc.2.179.
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