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ἐπιμέλ-εια , , written
A.-εαIG22.483.24 (iv B.C.), Aeol. gen. -ηΐας ib.12(2).243 (Mytilene); Ion.gen. -λίης Ps.-Hdt.Vit.Hom.5(s.v.l.): —care bestowed upon a thing, attention paid to it, and abs., attention, diligence, Prose word, once in Hdt. (v. infr.), freq. in Th., X., etc.: in pl., pains, X.Cyr.1.6.4, etc.: c.gen.objecti, . τοῦ ναυτικοῦ, οἰκείων καὶ πολιτικῶν, Th.2.39,40; “τῶν ἔργωνId.3.46; “τῶν πραγμάτωνAnd. 2.13; “τῶν κοινῶνIsoc.7.25; “τῶν καμνόντωνPl.Lg.720d (hence, of medical treatment, S.E.P.2.240); “πλήθους γεννημάτωνPl.Lg.740d; also “περί τινος τὴν . ποιεῖσθαιTh.7.56; “περὶ τοὺς νέουςLycurg.106; πρὸς τοὺς θεούς, πρὸς τὴν πόλιν, D.22.78, Pl.Lg.754b; “εἰς τὰ ἀναγκαῖαPosidon.8J.; ἐπιμέλειάν τινος ποιεῖσθαι, ἔχειν, Hdt.6.105, Th.6.41, Arist.Pol.1330b11, D.61.43, cf.Pl.R.451d; opp. ἐπιμελείας τυγχάνειν to have attention paid to one, Isoc.6.154, cf. POxy.58.22 (iii A.D.), etc.; “. παρὰ τοῦ δαιμονίουHyp.Epit.43; “δι᾽ ἐπιμελείας ἔχειν τινάIs. 7.14; ἐπιμελείᾳ, κατ᾽ ἐπιμέλειαν, with diligence, X.Cyr.5.3.47, HG4.4.8; “δι᾽ ἐπιμελείας θεοῦ ἀτυχία γίγνεταιAntipho 3.3.8; μετὰ πάσης . X.Eph.2.10.
2.. a commission or charge, Aeschin.3.13, Arist. Pol.1299a20 (pl.); περὶ τοὺς θεοὺς . ib.1322b18, cf. ib.30 (pl.); τῶν ἐφήβων ., a special office at Athens, Din.3.15; so πρὸς τῇ . τῶν χρηματιστῶν, = ἐπιμελητὴς τῶν χρ., POxy.281.2 (i A.D.).
3.. any employment or pursuit, interpol. in X.Cyr.1.6.13, etc.: pl., . καὶ σπουδαί pursuits which demand zeal, Arist.Rh.1370a11, cf.EN1138b26.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 13
    • Andocides, On his Return, 13
    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 3.8
    • Demosthenes, Against Androtion, 78
    • Demosthenes, Erotic Essay, 43
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.105
    • Hyperides, Funeral Oration, 43
    • Isaeus, Apollodorus, 14
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 25
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 106
    • Plato, Laws, 720d
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    • Plato, Laws, 754b
    • Plato, Republic, 451d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.39
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.46
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.56
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.6.13
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    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.3.47
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.4.8
    • Xenophon of Ephesus, Ephesiaca, 2.10
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