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ἀγων-ιστής , οῦ, ,
A.combatant, “. πικροίE.Ion1257 :—esp.competitor in the games, Hdt.2.160, 5.22; generally, opp. κριτής, Isoc.2.13, Th.3.37, etc.:—as Adj., . ἵπποι race- horses, Plu.Them.25.
2. pleader, debater, Pl.Phdr.269d, Tht. 164c.
3. actor, Arist.Pr.918b28; “θεωροῖς εἴτ᾽ ἀγωνισταῖςAchae.3; “. τραγικῶν παθῶνTimae.119.
II. master in any art or science, Isoc.15.201,204; ἄκρος . [τῆς γεωμετρίας] [D.]61.44.
III. c. gen., one who struggles for a thing, champion, . τῆς ἀρετῆς, ἀληθείας, Aeschin.3.180 (pl.), Plu.2.16c.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 180
    • Demosthenes, Erotic Essay, 44
    • Euripides, Ion, 1257
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.22
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.160
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 201
    • Isocrates, To Nicocles, 13
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 164c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 269d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.37
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 25
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