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χορηγ-ία , , or λῃτουργία of a χορηγός, defraying of the cost of the public choruses, Antipho 2.3.8 (pl.), 5.77 (pl.), Th.6.16 (pl.), etc.: used generally of λῃτουργίαι other than the τριηραρχία, Lys.19.57 (pl.), D.20.19 (pl.), Lex ap. eund. 18.106.
2. generally, expense, Democr.282.
II. generally, abundance of external means, fortune, ἐκτὸς χ.Arist.EN1178a24, cf. Pol.1255a14, al.; πολιτικὴ χ. things necessary to furnish or constitute a state, ib.1326a5: pl., “βασιλικαὶ χ.Jul.Ep.89b; “πρόγονοι καὶ χ. καὶ δόξαgreat fortunes, Lib.Or.33.20.
2. metaph., in later historians, of supplies for war, τῶν ἀναγκαίων, τῶν ἐπιτηδείων, Plb. 1.18.9, 4.71.10, etc.: pl., Id.1.16.6, etc.
b. generally, supplies for a banquet, Plu.2.692b.
c. extraneous, adventitious aids, Arist. Po.1453b8.
d. abundance,τῶν εὐτυχημάτωνId.Pol.1333b17; “ὕληςLuc.Anach.35; “ὕδατοςHdn.8.2.6; “τῶν πηγῶνLib.Or.61.18; πᾶσα χ. τῆς νόσου all that feeds the disease, Philostr.Im.2.23.
e. subvention, assistance, Ph.Bel.50.39.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Antiphon, First Tetralogy, 3.8
    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 77
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1453b.8
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 106
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 19
    • Lysias, On the Property of Aristophanes, 57
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 277d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.16
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.16.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.18.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.71.10
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 35
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