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Ἀκα^δήμεια (the form is protected by metre in Alex. 25,94, cf. Ar. Nu.1005, Epicr.11.11, St. Byz.
A.s.v. Ἑκαδήμεια, Ath.10.419d), freq. written αἰωρ-ία , , Academy, a gymnasium in the suburbs of Athens, named from the hero Academus, “ἐν δρόμοισιν Ἀκαδήμου θεοῦEup.32, cf. Pl.Ly.203a, etc., where Plato taught: hence, the Platonic school of philosophy, “Ἀκ. παλαιά, μέση, νεωτέραPhld.Acad.Ind.p.77 M.: prov., Ἀκαδημίηθεν ἥκεις, of a philosopher, Apostol.2.1:—hence Adj. Ἀκαδημεικός , ή, όν, Academic, of the school of Plato, Phld. Acad.Ind.p.18 M.: also Ἀκαδημαϊκός , Plu.2.1077c, Ath.11.509a, Luc.Pisc.43, Timo 35 codd., etc.; Ἀκαδημιακός , D.L.4.67, etc.; Ἀκαδημικός , Cic.Att.13.12.3 and 16.1; Ἀκαδήμιος , Philostr.V A 7.2 s.v.l.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 13.12.3
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 16.1
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1005
    • Plato, Lysis, 203a
    • Lucian, Piscator, 35
    • Lucian, Piscator, 43
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