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προοιμι-άζομαι , pf.
A.πεπροοιμίασμαιLuc.Nigr.10:—in Trag. contr. φροιμιάζομαι : both forms occur in Arist. and later Prose: aor. “ἐφροιμιασάμηνArist.Po.1460a10: pf. πεφροιμίασμαι in pass. sense (v. infr.):—make a prelude, preamble, or preface, A.Ag.1354, X.Mem. 4.2.5, Pl.Lg.723c; “π. μακρῶςArist.Rh.1416b33, cf. 1415b24, Phld. Rh.1.56S., al.
2. begin,ἐντεῦθενThem.Or.9.120c: metaph., inaugurate,τὴν βασιλείαν τρισχιλίων πολιτῶν φόνῳJ.BJ2.6.2, cf. D.S.36.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 20
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1460a.10
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1162
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 2.6.2
    • Plato, Laws, 723c
    • Plato, Laches, 179a
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.2.5
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1354
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