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στίχος [ι^], ,
A.row or file of soldiers, X.Lac.11.5,8, Eq.Mag.3.9, v.l. for στοιχ- in Cyr.8.3.9; of trees, Id.Oec.4.21, PFay.111.24 (i A.D.); of numbers, Pl.Phd.104b; of the cells in a honey-comb, Arist.HA624a11; course of masonry, SIG247 ii 72 (Delph., iv B.C.).
2. old name for λόχος, Ascl.Tact.2.2, cf. Ael.Tact.5.2, Arr.Tact.6.1.
II. line of poetry, verse, Ar.Ra.1239, Arr.Epict. 2.23.42, BGU1026xxii 18 (iv A.D.), etc.; ἡρωϊκοὶ ς. Pl.Lg.959a; τὸν βίον ἔθηκας εἰς στίχον, i.e. have described life in one line, Nicostr. Com.28; but used of a couplet, BMus.Inscr.1074 (Coptos); defined by Heph.Poëm.1, cf. Sch.Heph.p.262 C.
b. line of prose, of about the same length as the average hexameter verse, viz., about 15 or 16 syllables, used in reckoning the compass of a passage or work, D.H.Th.10,13,19,33, Gal.2.227, 5.656 (cf. 655), 10.781, 15.9, al., Anon. in Tht.3.32, Ath.13.585b, Men.Rh.p.434 S., PLond. in Zentralblatt für Bibliothekswesen Beiheft 61.88 (iii A.D.), PFlor.371.19, 23 (iv A.D.), Cat.18.20; rarely used in citations, κατὰ τοὺς διακοσίους ς. D.L.7.33, cf. 187,188; ὡς πρὸ σ᾽ στίχων τοῦ τέλους Sch. Orib.4p.532, cf. p.534, al.
2. chapter of a book, Zos.Alch. p.213B.
III. ἐκτὸς τοῦ ς.,= Lat. extra ordinem, OGI441.64 (Lagina, i B.C.).
IV. Philos.,= “συστοιχία11, series, order, Plot.5.3.14 (v.l. στοῖχος); causal chain, Id.6.7.6 (στοῖχος Volkmann).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1239
    • Plato, Laws, 959a
    • Plato, Phaedo, 104b
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.3.9
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 3.9
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 11.5
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 8
    • Xenophon, Economics, 4.21
    • Arrian, Tactica, 6.1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 10
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 13
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 19
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Thucydide, 33
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