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ἄγνοια^ , , (v. γιγνώσκω)
A.want of perception, ignorance, “ἀγνοίᾳA. Ag.1596; “ἀγνοίας ὕποSupp.499; ἣν ὑπ᾽ ἀγνοίας ὁρᾷς whom seeing you pretend not to know, S.Tr.419; “ἀγνοίᾳ ἐξαμαρτάνεινX.Cyr.3.1.38, cf. Th.8.92, Ar.Av.577, D.9.64, etc.; opp. ἐπιστήμη, Pl.Tht. 199d, Arist.APr.66b26; “. κεϝότης ἐστὶ τῆς περὶ ψυχὴν ἕξεωςPl.R. 585b; δι᾽ ἄγνοιαν πράττειν, opp. ἀγνοῶν, Arist.EN1110b25: in Logic, τοῦ ἐλέγχου . ignoratio elenchi, ignorance of the conditions of a valid proof, Arist.SE168a18, al.
II. mistaken conduct, a mistake, D.18.133, Ep.2.19, Plb.27.2.2. [In Poets sts. ἀγνοία_,S.Tr.350, Ph.129; old Att., acc. to Ael. Dion.Fr.11, cf. Moer.191; Ion. “ἀγνοίηPhot.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1596
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 499
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 577
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1110b.25
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 3, 64
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 133
    • Plato, Republic, 585b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 199d
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 419
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.92
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.1.38
    • Demosthenes, Letters, 2.19
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 129
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 350
    • Polybius, Histories, 27.2.2
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