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ποι-ητός , ή, όν,
A.made, freq. in Hom., esp. of houses and arms, always in the sense of εὖ ποιητός, well made,δόμοις ἔνι ποιητοῖσιIl. 5.198, Od.13.306; “ποιητὰς . . πύλαςIl.12.470; also “πύκα ποιητός18.608, Od.1.333,436, al.: generally, made,εἰ δ᾽ ἦν π. τε καὶ ἔνθετον ἀνδρὶ νόημαThgn.435; π. φρέατα, opp. natural springs, Plu.Sol. 23; cultivated, opp. ἄγριος, Aret.CD1.4; “ἕλκεαself-inflicted, Tryph. 229.
II. made into a son, adopted, παῖς π., opp. ἀληθινός, γεννητός, Pl.Lg.878e, 923e; οἱ π. τῶν πατέρων adopted fathers, Lycurg. 48; π. πολῖται factitious citizens, not so born, Arist.Pol.1275a6, cf. D.45.78.
III. made by oneself, i.e. invented, feigned,λόγοςPi.N. 5.29; “ποιητῷ τρόπῳE.Hel.1547; of works of art, imitated, Nonn.D. 34.287.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Demosthenes, Against Stephanus 1, 78
    • Euripides, Helen, 1547
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.198
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 48
    • Plato, Laws, 878e
    • Plato, Laws, 923e
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.470
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.608
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.306
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.333
    • Aretaeus, De curatione diuturnorum morborum libri duo, 1.4
    • Plutarch, Solon, 23
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