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πρόδι^κ-ος , ον, (δίκη)
A.judged first, δίκα π. a cause which has priority of hearing, IG9(1).334.32(Locr., v B.C.), cf. Michel497.2(Aerae, iii B.C.), etc.
2. Act.,judging in first instance,πόλιςSchwyzer 328aiiB 8(Delph., iv B.C.), cf. GDI5040.63(Crete).
3. decided by arbitration,ἐθέλω δίκην δοῦναι πρόδικονAr.Fr.267; “ἵνα ἀπολάβῃς τὴν τιμὴν τοῦ βάρδου πρόδικονBGU276.12 (ii/iii A.D., cf. ii p.355).
II. Subst., defender, avenger, A.Ag.450(lyr.); representative in legal proceedings, advocate,γυναικὸς ἑαυτοῦBGU969.7(ii A.D.); esp. of public advocates, IG9(1).694.114(Corc.): metaph., advocate, patron,τῆς ἐναργείαςPlu.2.1083c.
2. at Sparta, a young king's guardian, X.HG4.2.9, Plu.Lyc.3.
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 450
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.2.9
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 3
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