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σπυ^ρίς , ίδος, ; also σφυρίς , Hp.Art.78 (
A.v.l. σπυρίς), IG11 (2). 287 A 43 (Delos, iii B.C.), PCair.Zen.754.15 (iii B.C.), PTeb.796.7 (ii B.C.), IG12(5).663.15, al. (Syros, ii A.D.), Sammelb.4425 iii 9 (ii A.D.), v.l. in Ev.Matt.15.37, al.:—large basket, creel, Hdt.5.16, Ar.Pax1005, Frr.415,545, Antiph.34, Ev.Matt. l.c., etc.; ς. σίτων PTeb. l.c.; used for transport of money, UPZ112v18 (ii B.C.); “ταῖς φιάλαιςIG11(2) l.c.
2. used to translate the Lat.sportula, “σπυρίσι δειπνίσαιArr.Epict.4.10.21; τὸ ἀπὸ σπυρίδος δεῖπνον, cena e sportula, Ath.8.365a; “σφυρίδος δηνάρια πέντεIG12(5) l.c.
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    • Aristophanes, Peace, 1005
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.16
    • New Testament, Matthew, 15.37
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 78
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