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θεωρός , (v. infr.),
A.envoy sent to consult an oracle, S.OT114, OC 413; to present an offering, Orac. ap. D.21.53; to be present at festivals, “θεωροὺς εἰς τὰ Πύθια πέμψαιD.19.128, cf. D.H.Lys.29, etc.
2. generally, envoy, sent to kings regarded as divine, Plu.Demetr.11, Ath.13.607c.
II. title of a magistrate at Mantinea, Th.5.47; at Naupactus, IG9(1).360 (pl.), cf. ib.12(5).527 (found in Ceos); at Thasos, ib.12(8).267, etc.
III. spectator, Thgn.805, A.Pr.118, Ch. 246, Fr.289; “πολέμουPl.R.467c, etc.; opp. ἀγωνιστής, Achae.3; one who travels to see men and things, Pl.Lg.951a, 953c; also “λαμπάδα θ. εἰκάδωνE.Ion 1076 (lyr., s.v.l.). (Uncontr. θεαορός Schwyzer664.30 (Orchom. Arc., iv B.C.): contr. θεα_ρός in Dor. (SIG558.24, etc.), Arc. (IG5(2).4 (Tegea), etc.): θεουρός Thess. (Inscr.Magn.26): θευρός Thas. (IG12(8). l.c.); θια_ρός Corc. (Inscr.Magn.44).) (Perh. fr. θεα_-ηορϝος, cf. θεη-κόλος and θυρωρός θυρουρός) fr. θυρα^-ηορϝος.)
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.47
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