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πρόπολος , ον, (πέλομαι, τέλλω)
A.going or acting before:
1. servant that goes before one, attendant, minister,τυράννωνA.Ch.357 (lyr.): abs., Xenoph.1.18, E.Hipp.200 (anap.), Ar.Nu.436; rower, Pi.O.13.54.
2. one who serves a god, esp. one who interprets his will to men, minister, [“Ἑκάτη] οἱ π. ἔπλετοh.Cer.440; ὄνειρος Ἀΐδα π. v.l. in Ar.Ra.1333(lyr.); “Ἡσίοδος π. ΜουσᾶνB.5.192; “Πίνδαρος . . Πιερίδων π.AP7.35 (Leon.); Μουσάων π . . . Ὀρφέα Poet. ap. Alcid.Od. 24; “αἰθέρος π . . . πελειαίSimm. ap. Ath.11.491c; of the Κουρῆτες, Str. 10.3.7.
b. temple-servant, Hdt.2.63; “θεοῦ π.Ar.Pl.670; “ἘνοδίαςE.Hel.570, cf. AP6.269 (Sapph.), Str.5.3.5, D.H.1.76.
II. as Adj., c. dat., ministering to, devoted to,ἐπινικίοισιν ἀοιδαῖςPi.N.4.79; “θεῷIG12.825.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 357
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1333
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 670
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.192
    • Euripides, Helen, 570
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 200
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.63
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 440
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.3.7
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.3.5
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 436
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.76
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