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ἀστυ-νόμος , , (νέμω)
A.protecting the city,θεοίA.Ag.88; ἀγλαΐαι . public festivals, Pi.N.9.31; ὀργαὶ . the feelings of law-abiding or social life, S.Ant. 355 (lyr.).
II. as Subst., a magistrate who had the care of the police, streets, and public buildings at Athens, Is.1.15, D.24.112, Arist.Ath. 50.1, SIG313.17, Com.Adesp.25aD.: in other cities, as Tenos, IG 12(5).883.14; Iasos, SIG169.10; Rhodes, IG12(1).1; Pergamum, OGI483.7, etc., cf. Pl.Lg.759a, al.
2. = Lat. praetor urbanus, D.C. 53.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 88
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 50.1
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 112
    • Isaeus, Cleonymus, 15
    • Plato, Laws, 759a
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 355
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 53.2
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