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γνῶσις , εως, ,
A.seeking to know, inquiry, investigation, esp. judicial, “τὰς τῶν δικαστηρίων γ.D.18.224; “τὴν κατὰ τοῦ διαιτητοῦ γ.Id.21.92, cf. 7.9, Lycurg.141; “γ. περὶ τῆς δίκηςPHib.1.92.13 (iii B. C.).
2. result of investigation, decision, PPetr.3p.118 (iii B. C.).
II. knowing, knowledge, Heraclit.56; opp. ἀγνωσίη, Hp. Vict.1.23 (dub.); opp. ἄγνοια, Pl.R.478c; “ αἴσθησις γ. τιςArist.GA731a33: pl., “Θεὸς γνώσεων κύριοςLXX 1 Ki.2.3.
b. higher, esoteric knowledge, 1 Ep.Cor.8.7,10, Ep.Eph.3.19, etc.; “χαρισάμενος ἡμῖν νοῦν, λόγον, γνῶσινPMag.Par.2.290.
2. acquaintance with a person, πρός τινα Test. ap.Aeschin.1.50; “τῶν ΣεβαστῶνIPE1.47.6 (Olbia).
3. recognizing, Th.7.44.
2. fame, credit, Hdn.7.5.5, Luc.Herod.3.
IV. means of knowing: hence, statement in writing, PLond.5.1708, etc. (vi A. D.).
V. = γνῶμα, Hsch. s. h. v.
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