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ἀρχι^ερ-εύς , έως, : Ion. ἀρχι^έρεως , εω, Hdt.2.37, also in Pl.Lg.947a: acc. pl. ἀρχιρέας v.l. in Hdt.2.142:—
A.arch-priest, chief-priest, ll. cc., freq. in Inscrr., “νήσουOGI93.3 (Cyprus), etc.: esp. in Roman provinces, of the Imperial cult, . Ἀσίας ib. 458.31, etc., cf. PRyl.149.2 (i A. D.), etc.:—at Rome, = pontifex, Plu. Num.9, etc.; . μέγιστος, = pontifex maximus, SIG832, etc. (but ἀρχιερεύς alone, IG7.2711, etc.):—at Jerusalem, high-priest, LXX Le. 4.3, Ev.Matt.26.3, etc. (Spelt ἀρχι-ιερεύς IGRom.4.882 (Themisonium)).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.142
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.37
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 4.3
    • Plato, Laws, 947a
    • New Testament, Matthew, 26.3
    • Plutarch, Numa, 9
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