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λόγ-ιος , α, ον, (λόγος)
A.of or belonging to λόγοι:
I. versed in tales or stories (cf. λόγος v), “λόγιοι καὶ ἀοιδοίPi.P.1.94, cf. N.6.45: hence of chroniclers (opp. poets), “Περσέων οἱ λόγιοιHdt.1.1; Αἰγυπτίων -ώτατοι Id.2.3, cf. 4.46; so later, οἱ -“ώτατοι τῶν ἀρχαίων συγγραφέωνPlb.6.45.1, cf. 38.6.1, D.S. 2.4, D.H.5.17, etc.
2. generally, learned, erudite, Democr.30, etc.; “λ. περὶ τὴν ὅλην φύσινArist.Pol.1267b28; λ. Ἀκεστῖνος, of a learned physician, Hld.4.7; οἱ -ώτατοι Τυρρηνῶν, of the Tuscan haruspices, Plu.Sull.7; “Χαλδαίων οἱ λ.Arr.An.7.16.5, cf. J.AJ17.6.2, etc.; λογιώτατος as title, OGI408.5 (Theb. Aeg.), POxy.902.1 (v A. D.), etc.; “ τῆς λ. μνήμης σχολαστικόςPMasp.118.30 (vi A. D.).
II. skilled in words, eloquent, “τὸ μεγαλοπρεπὲς ὅπερ νῦν καὶ λόγιον ὀνομάζουσινDemetr.Eloc.38, etc.; Arist. is said to have made Thphr. [τὸν] -ώτατον (of his disciples), Str.13.2.4; “λ. ἐξ ἀφώνου γενόμενοςPlu.Pomp.51; epith. of Hermes, as the god of eloquence, Luc.Apol.2, Gall.2 (Sup.), Jul.Or.4.132a; “οἱ λ. θεοίId.Ep.80; this sense is condemned by Phryn.176. Adv. -ίως eloquently, Plu.2.405a; ὡς ἐνῆν -ώτατα as nearly in words as possible, of the elephant, ib.968d.
III. oracular, “Ἀπόλλωνος δῶμα λόγιονBerl.Sitzb.1911.632 (Cyprus).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.1
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.3
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.46
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.6.2
    • Strabo, Geography, 13.2.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 38.6.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.45.1
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 51
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 7
    • Lucian, Gallus, 2
    • Lucian, Apologia, 2
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 7.16.5
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 5.17
    • Julian the Emperor, Epistulae, 80
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