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στεφα^ν-όω , Med., Syracusan 2sg. imper. στεφάνουσο Sch.Theoc. 11.42:—Pass., fut.
A.-ώσομαιAristid.1.496 J.; “-ωθήσομαιAeschin.3.20, al., PCair.Zen.60.7 (iii B.C.):
I. used by Hom. and Hes. only in Pass., to be put round in a circle or as a rim or border, and hence to be put round, ἣν περὶ μὲν πάντῃ Φόβος ἐστεφάνωται round about the aegis is Terror wreathed, Il.5.739; “τῇ δ᾽ ἐπὶ μὲν Γοργὼ ἐστεφάνωτο11.36; ἀμφὶ δέ μιν θυόεν νέφος ἐστεφάνωτο all round about him was a cloud, 15.153; νῆσον, τὴν πέρι πόντος ἐστεφάνωται the sea lies round about the island, Od.10.195: rarely c. acc., τείρεα, τά τ᾽ οὐρανὸς ἐστεφάνωται constellations which heaven has all round it, Il.18.485, cf. Hes. Th.382, IG42(1).129.9 (Epid.); of a crowd of spectators surrounding a dancing-floor, “ἀμφὶ δ᾽ ὅμιλος ἀπείριτος ἐστεφάνωτοh.Ven. 120; περὶ δ᾽ ὄλβος ἀπείριτος ἐστεφάνωτο around were . . riches in a circle placed, Hes.Sc.204: so in later Ep., A.R.3.1214, Q.S.5.99, Orph.A. 45, etc.: also in Act., περίτροχον ἐστεφάνωσαν αἱμασιήν made a fence round, Opp.C.4.90.
2. to be surrounded, ἐστεφανωμένος τιάραν μυρσίνῃ having his tiara wreathed with myrtle, Hdt.1.132; πεδία ἐστεφάνωται ὄρεσιν are surrounded by . . , Hp.Aër.19; ὅπλοισιν πόλις Epigr. ap. Paus.9.15.6; “χθὼν ἅτε νῆσος -ωταιD.P.4: so in Act., [“Βαβυλῶνα] τείχεσιν ἐστεφάνωσενId.1006.
II. after Hom. in Act., crown, wreathe, “χαίτανPi.O.14.24; Ὀρέστην ς. E.Or.924; “κρᾶτα κισσίνοις βλαστήμασινId.Ba.177; στεφάνοις ib.101 (lyr.); c. gen., “πίτυοςLongus 2.31; “ς. τινὰ ὡς σωτῆραAnd.1.45; “τὸν νικῶντα θαλλῷPl.Lg.946b; “νῖκαι ς. τινάPi.N.11.21; of crowning a corpse, Ar.Ec.538; a tomb, IG12.1037, Sammelb.7457.10 (iii/ii B.C.), Luc.Cont.22, PLips.30.2 (iii A.D.); ships, Plu.2.981e; of the nuptial crown, LXX Ca.3.11; κατηρῶντο τοῖς ἐστεφανωμένοις newly wedded couples, Lib.Or.33.29; στεφανοῦν εὐαγγέλια crown one for good tidings, Ar.Eq.647; στεφανοῦσα, title of a statue by Praxiteles (v. “στέφω111), cf. Ath.12.534d:—Pass., to be crowned or rewarded with a crown, Hdt.7.55, 8.59, PCair.Zen. l.c., 2 Ep.Ti.2.5; “ἐλαίᾳPi.O.4.13; “ποίᾳId.P.8.19; “φυτὸν στεφανούμενοςAch.Tat.1.5; “ς. καὶ ἀνακηρύττεσθαιAnd.2.18:—Med., crown oneself, “στεφανωσαμένη δρυῒ καὶ . . σπείραισι δρακόντωνS.Fr.535 (anap.); “στεφανοῦσθε κισσῷE.Ba. 106 (lyr.); “στεφανωσάμενος καλάμῳAr.Nu.1006; στεφανωσάμενος αὐτόν (sc. τὸν στέφανον) Phalar.Ep.40; “στεφανοῦνται τῶν ἀνθέωνPhilostr.Her. 12a.2; “τῆς πίτυοςD.Chr.9.10: also abs., of one going to sacrifice, Th.4.80; “τῷ θεῷX.HG4.3.21; at a festival, Ar.Ach. 1145, Men.518.15, etc.; win a crown, of the victor at the games, Pi. O.7.15,81, 12.17, N.6.19:—Pass., c. dupl. acc., “ἐστεφανώθη Ἐλεύθερος . . Ἁδριάνεια πάληνIG22.2087.64 (ii A.D.).
2. crown as an honour or reward (cf. “στέφανος11.2b), D.19.193, Theopomp.Hist. 239, Men.84, IG22.212.30 (iv B.C.), etc.; reward by a gift of money, etc. (cf. “στέφανος11.5), “Καλλισθένην ἑκατὸν μναῖςLycurg.Fr.19, cf. D.S.14.53, Plu. Tim.16; “ς. τινὰ πεντακοσίοις ἀργυρίου ταλάντοις, χιλίοις δὲ λιβανωτοῦPlb.13.9.5: also ἐστεφανωκότος . . τὰς δυνάμεις χρυσῶν μυριάδων τριάκοντα Gauthier et Sottas Décret trilingue en l' honneur de Ptolémée IV p.67 (iii B.C.).
4. crown or honour with libations, “ς. τύμβον αἵματιE.Hec.126 (anap.).
5. crown with the badge of office, esp. of persons sacrificing, Lys.26.8:—Pass., X.An.7.1.40; of magistrates in office, “ ἐστεφανωμένος ἄρχωνD.21.17; “βούλεται -ωθῆναι ἐξηγητείανPRyl.77.37 (ii A.D.).
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