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πράκ-τωρ , ορος, ,
A.= πρακτήρ, one who does or executes, accomplisher, Ζεὺς ὅτου π.φανῇS.Tr.251; “π. τῶν ἀκουσίωνAntipho 3.2.6; with fem. Subst., “Κύπρις . . τῶνδ᾽ ἐφάνη π.S.Tr.861 (lyr.).
II. official who executes a judgment for debt, esp. public debt, bailiff, IG12.75.49, al., Antipho 6.49, Decr. ap. And.1.77, D.25.28, IG12(8).51.9 (Imbros, ii B.C.), OGI 483.7 (Pergam.), Ev.Luc. 12.58; “βασιλικὸς π.PSI4.335.2 (iii B.C.); “τῶν ξενικῶνPTeb.5.222 (ii B.C.).
2. collector of taxes, π. βαλανήου Ostr. in Wilcken Grundzüge p.213 (i A.D.), Ostr.399 (i A.D.); “π. ἀργυρικῶνPIand.29.1 (ii A.D.), BGU434.3 (ii A.D.), etc.; “π. σιτικῶνPLond. 2.367a1, al. (ii A.D.).
3. in Poets, one who exacts punishment, avenger, A.Supp.647 (lyr.); “π. αἵματοςId.Eu.319 (anap.); “φόνουS.El.953: as Adj., with a fem. Subst., avenging,σὺν δορὶ καὶ χερὶ πράκτοριA.Ag.111 (lyr.).
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