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strătēgēma , ătis (dat. and
I.abl. plur. strategematibus, Front. 4 praef.), n., = στρατήγημα.
I. Lit., a piece of generalship, a stratagem: consilium illud imperatorium fuit, quod Graeci στρατήγημα appellant, Cic. N. D. 3, 6, 15; Val. Max. 7, 4, De strategematis; Flor. 1, 13, 6; 2, 6, 12 sq.; 3, 10, 2 et saep.; and cf. the work of Frontinus, Strategematicōn libri quattuor.—
II. Transf., in gen., any stratagem, artifice, trick: “interim Rufio noster strategemate hominem percussit,Cic. Att. 5, 2, 2.
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