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πρόθεσις , εως, , (προτίθημι)
A.placing in public; of a corpse, laying it out (cf. “προτίθημι11), Pl.Lg.947b, 959a, 959e, D.43.64.
3. statement of a case, Id.Rh.1414b8; ὑπέρ τινος τὴν πρόθεσιν ποιήσασθαι Id.Cat. 11a21; theme, thesis, Phld.Rh.1.36, al. S.: generally, proposition, statement, D.H.Amm.2.2.
4. πρόθεσιν ποιεῖσθαι ἐπὶ ταῖς . . προσόδοις to make payment in advance, IPE12.32A41 (Olbia, iii B.C.).
5. offering, PCair.Zen.328.75 (iii B.C.), Gauthier et Sottas Decret trilingue (iii B.C.), Call.Fr.1.13 P., OGI90.48 (ii B.C.), UPZ149.21,31 (ii B.C.): esp. in VT and NT, οἱ ἄρτοι τῆς π. the loaves laid before, shew-bread, LXX 1 Ki. 21.6(7), Ev.Matt.12.4; “ π. τῶν ἄρτωνEp.Hebr.9.2, cf. Ph. 2.294; “ τράπεζα τῆς π.LXX 2 Ch.29.18.
II. purpose, end proposed,ἐπαινῶ σὴν π.SIG22.14Magn. Mae., Epist. Darei), cf. Philipp. ap.D.18.167, Arist.APr.47a5, Cleanth.Stoic. 1.131, Plb.5.35.2, Arr. Epict.1.21.2, etc.; “π. βίωνAdam.Phgn.1.2; defined as σημείωσις ἐπιτελέσεως, Stoic.3.41; “κατὰ πρόθεσινpurposely, Plb.12.10.6; “τὰ κατὰ π. φύνταPh.2.144; “τὰ κατὰ τὴν π.Plb.1.54.1, cf. PTeb.27.81 (ii B.C.).
2. goodwill, π. ἔχειν πρὸς ἔθνος, ὑπὲρ τῶν πολιτῶν, Plb. 4.73.2, OGI765.44 (prob. l., Priene).
III. supposition, calculation, Plb.6.32.1, 12.21.6.
IV. Gramm., preposition, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.45, D.T.634.5, D.H.Comp.2, A.D.Synt.305.24, Pron.64.5.
2. prefixing, placing first, Id.Synt.311.1, Pron.58.16.
3. π. καὶ πτῶσις perh.stem (or root) and ending, Phld.Po.2.18.
V. = προθεσμία, interpol. in Suid.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 167
    • Demosthenes, Against Macartatus, 64
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 9.2
    • Old Testament, 2 Chronicles, 29.18
    • New Testament, Matthew, 12.4
    • Plato, Laws, 947b
    • Plato, Laws, 959e
    • Plato, Laws, 959a
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.10.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.21.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.54.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.73.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.35.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.32.1
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 2
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