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ἀνδρεία , , Ion. ἀνδραποδ-ηίη (Hdt.7.99), generally written ἀνδρία in the Mss., in agreement with the opinion of A.D.Adv.136.8, refuted by Orusap.EM461.53:—ἀνδρεία is required by the metre in Ar.Nu. 510, and
A.may always stand in the few poet. passages where it occurs (Simon.58, A.Th.52, S.El.983, E.Tr.674): ἀνδρία is required in E. HF475 μέγα φρονῶν ἐπ᾽ ἀνδρίᾳ (s.v.l., εὐανδρίᾳ Elmsley): ἀνδρεία is also confirmed by the Ion. form ἀνδρηίη:—manliness, manly spirit, opp. δειλία,, cf. Arist.Rh.1366b11, EN1115a6; also of women, S.El.983, Arist.Pol.1260a22; “ἀνδρεία περὶ τὰς ναυτιλίαςStr.3.1.8:—in pl., brave deeds, Pl.Lg.922a; ironically, “αἱ διὰ τῶν λόγων ἀνδρεῖαιD.Prooem.45.
II. in bad sense, hardihood, insolence, D. Chr.12.13.
III. = τῶν ἀνδρῶν ἡλικία, Antipho.Soph.67a.
IV. membrum virile, Artem.1.45.
V. skill, LXX Ec.4.4.
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