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ἀμφότερος (Locr. ἀμφόταρος IG9(1).334.39), α, ον, (ἄμφω) rare in sg.,
3. dual in Hom., as “. ΑἴαντεIl.12.265, al., less freq. in later writers, X.An.1.1.1, Pl.Prm.143c, Isoc.4.134, etc.; but pl. is much more freq., and is found with a dual Noun, “χεῖρε πετάσσας ἀμφοτέραςIl.21.115.—Phrases: “κατ᾽ ἀμφότεραon both sides, Hdt.7.10.β́, Pl.Prm.159a; “ἐπ᾽ ἀμφότεραtowards both sides, both ways, Hdt. 3.87, al., Th.1.83, al.; ἀμφότερα, abs., on both sides, ib.13, al.; ἀπ᾽ ἀμφοτέρων from or on both sides,Ξέρξεω ἀπ᾽ . ἀδελφεόςHdt.7.97; “παρ᾽ ἀμφοτέρωνD.S.16.7, al.; μετ᾽ ἀμφοτέροισι one with another (s.v.l.), Theoc.12.12; ἀμφοτέροις βλέπειν (sc. ὄμμασι) Call.Epigr.32.6; ἀμφοτέραις, Ep. -ῃσι (sc. χερσί) Od.10.264; ἐπ᾽ ἀμφοτέροις βεβακώς (sc. ποσί) Theoc.14.66.
II. later, of more than two, all together, Act.Ap.19.16, PLond.2.336.13 (ii A.D.).
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.83
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