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ἀκρωτήριον , τό, (ἄκρος)
A.topmost or prominent part, . τοῦ οὔρεος mountain peak, Hdt.7.217, cf. Pi.O.9.7; of a cup, projecting part, Arist.Metaph.1024a25.
2. cape, promontory, Hdt.4.43, Th.1.30.
II. end or extremity of anything, . νεός ornament of ship's stern- or stem-post, Hdt.8.121, cf. X.HG2.3.8, Polyaen.5.41, Michel 1116 (Delph.); “ἀκρωτήρια πρύμνηςh.Hom.33.10.
2. in pl., extremities of body, hands and feet, fingers and toes, Hp.Aph.7.1, Acut. 59, Th.2.49, Lys.6.26; τὰ . τῆς Νίκης her wings, D.24.121, cf.IG2.652A23: sg., Arist.GA772b36.
3. in temples, etc., statues or ornaments placed on the angles of a pediment, Pl.Criti.116d, SIG80 (Olymp.), IG4.1484.102 (Epid.); generally, pediment, Plu.Caes.63.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 121
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.217
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.121
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.43
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 33 to the Dioscuri, 10
    • Lysias, Against Andocides, 26
    • Plato, Critias, 116d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.30
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.49
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.3.8
    • Plutarch, Caesar, 63
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 7.1
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