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αὐθ-αίρετος , ον,
A.self-chosen, self-elected,στρατηγοίX.An. 5.7.29; στεφανηφόρος voluntary, i.e. undertaking the duty at one's own expense, Ath.Mitt.36.159 (Syros, ii A. D.), cf. IG12(5).660,668; “γυμνασίαρχοςOGI583.8; “συνήγοροςPOxy.1242.10. Adv. “-τωςInscr.Magn.163.15, PLond. 2.280.7 (i A. D.).
II. by free choice, of one-self, E.Supp.931; “αὐ. ἐξῆλθε2 Ep.Cor.8.17; independent, free,εὐβουλίαTh.1.78; “ τοῦ τέλους ἔφεσις οὐκ αὐ.Arist.EN1114b6.
III. of things, due to one's own choice,ὄλβοςB.Fr.20; usu. of evils, self-incurred,πημοναίS.OT1231; “οὐκ αὐθαίρετοι βροτοῖς ἔρωτεςE.Fr.339; νόσοι . . αἱ μέν εἰσ᾽ αὐ. ib.292.4; κίνδυνοι, δουλεία, Th.1.144, 6.40; “θάνατοςX.HG6.2.36; “λῦπαιMen.634; “δυστύχημαId.618. Adv. “-τωςof free choice, LXX 2 Ma.6.19, al., Mitteis Chr.361 (iv A. D.); “πείθεσθαί τινιPlu.Pel.24, independently, Luc.Anach.34.
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    • Euripides, Suppliants, 931
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 8.17
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1231
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.78
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.40
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.7.29
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.2.36
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 6.19
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.144
    • Plutarch, Pelopidas, 24
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 34
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