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ἀμφίπολος , ον, (πέλω, πολέω)
A.busied about, busy, epith. of Κύπρις, S.Tr.860:—in Hom. and Hdt. only as fem. Subst., handmaid, waiting-woman, Od.1.331, 6.199, etc.; “λάβετ᾽ ἀμφίπολοι γραίας ἀμενοῦςE.Supp.1115:—with other Substs., . ταμίη, γραῦς, Il.24.302, Od.1.191.
b. later, handmaid of gods, priestess,θεᾶςE.IT1114; “ΔιόςIG14.2111.
2. masc., attendant, follower, Pi.O.6.32.
3. masc., priest, sacrist, E.Fr.982; “ τῶν θεῶν .Phld.D.1.13, cf. Plu. Comp.Demetr.Ant.3, IG9(1).683 (Corcyra).
4. . Διὸς Ὀλυμπίου, title of magistrate at Syracuse, D.S.16.70.
II. in pass. sense, frequented,τύμβοςPi.O.1.93.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 16.70
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1114
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 1115
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.302
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.331
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.199
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.191
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 860
    • Plutarch, Comparison of Demetrius and Antony, 3
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