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ἄγραφ-ος , ον,
A.unwritten, “μνήμηTh.2.43; . διαθῆκαι nuncupatory wills, Plu.Cor.9; “. κληρονόμοςLuc.Tox.23; ἄγραφα λέγειν to speak without book, Plu.Dem.8. Adv. “-φως, κατὰ μνήμης σῴζεσθαιProcl. in Prm.p.553 S.
II. . δίκαιον, moral or equitable justice, Arist. EN1162b22; . νόμοι or νόμιμα unwritten laws:
2. laws of custom, Th.2.37; “. νόμιμαPl.Lg.793a, cf. Arist.Rh.1373b5; ἄγραφα, τά, ib.1368b9; . ἀδίκημα a crime not recognized by law, Hsch.
3. religious traditions, as of the Eumolpidae, Lys.6.10.
III. not registered, . πόλεις (in a treaty) Th.1.40; . γάμοι without written contract, CPR18.30 (ii A.D. Adv. -ως ibid., POxy.267.19(i A.D.)); . συνουσίαι not written down, Ph.513.30; “συναλλαγματογραφίαιPTeb.1.140; ἄγραφα καὶ ἄστατα neither catalogued nor weighed, IG2.652B2; hence ἄγραφα, τά, sundries, PTeb.112.104 (ii B. C.), al.
2. . μέταλλα mines not registered, but worked clandestinely, Suid. s.v.
IV. without inscription, IG 2.754, al.—Prose word.
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    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1180b.1
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 275
    • Lysias, Against Andocides, 10
    • Plato, Laws, 793a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.37
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.43
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.40
    • Plutarch, Demosthenes, 8
    • Plutarch, Caius Marcius Coriolanus, 9
    • Lucian, Toxaris vel amicitia, 23
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