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στεφανόω στέφανος

I.used by Hom. in Pass., to be put round, Lat. circumdari, ἢν περὶ μὲν φόβος ἐστεφάνωται round about which (the shield) is Terror wreathed, Il.; ἀμφὶ δέ μιν νέφος ἐστεφάνωτο all round about him was a cloud, id=Il.; περὶ νῆσον πόντος ἐστεφάνωται the sea lies round about the island, Od. be surrounded, Lat. cingi, ἐστεφανωμένος τιήρην μυρσίνηι having his tiara wreathed with myrtle, Hdt.
II.Act. to crown, wreathe, χαίτην Pind.; στ. τινά Eur., etc.: c. dupl. acc., εὐαγγέλια στεφανοῦν τινά to crown one for good tidings, Ar.:—Pass. to be crowned or rewarded with a crown, Hdt., Pind.:—Mid. to crown oneself, στεφανοῦσθε κισσῶι Eur., Ar. Mid. to win a crown, of the victor at the games, Pind. crown as an honour or reward, Eur., Lys.:—to crown or honour with libations, Eur.
4.Pass. to wear a crown as a badge of office, Xen., Dem.

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