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ζήτ-ησις , εως, ,
2. searching, examining, ζήτησιν ἐποιέετο τῶν νεῶν searched the ships, Hdt.6.118, cf. Lys.12.30, Aeschin.1.43.
3. inquiry, investigation, esp. of a philosophic nature, Pl.Cra.406a, Ap.29c, al.; “περὶ τῆς τοῦ παντὸς φύσεωςId.Ti.47a; ζ. τοῦ μέλλοντος διὰ ὀρνίθων ποιεῖσθαι inquire into the future by augury, Id.Phdr.244c: in pl., Id.Phd.66d, Phld.Rh.1.276S., 2.185S.
4. judicial inquiry, Din.1.10, POxy.237 vi7 (ii A.D.), etc.: pl., suits, controversies, OGI629.9 (Palmyra, ii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 43
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.94
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.44
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.54
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.118
    • Lysias, Against Eratosthenes, 30
    • Plato, Apology, 29c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 66d
    • Plato, Cratylus, 406a
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 196d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 244c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 47a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.20
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.57
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.66
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 55
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