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ἀρχι-τέκτων , ονος, ,
A.chief-artificer, master-builder, director of works, τοῦ ὀρύγματος, τῆς γεφύρας, Hdt.3.60, 4.87; opp. χειροτέχνης, Arist.Metaph.981a30; opp. ἐργατικός, Pl.Plt.259e; commissioner of works, IG2.403, al., ib.9(1).694.145 (Corcyra), SIG284.12 (Chios, from Erythrae), etc.; . τοῦ ναοῦ ib.494.3 (Delph.); “. ἐπὶ τὰ ἱεράIG2.404.
b. pl., board of naval constructors, Arist.Ath.46.1.
2. generally, author, contriver, E.Cyc.477; “. κύριος τῆς ἡδονῆςAlex. 149.2; “. τῆς ἐπιβουλῆςD.56.11; “τοῦ τέλουςArist.EN1152b2; τοὺς ταῖς διανοίαις . τινός those that direct activities by thought, Id.Pol.1325b23.
II. at Athens, manager of the state theatre and of the Dionysia, D.18.28, IG2.335.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 46.1
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 28
    • Demosthenes, Against Dionysodorus, 11
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 477
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.87
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.60
    • Plato, Statesman, 259e
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