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βακτηρ-ία , ,
A.staff, cane, Ar.Ach.682, Th.8.84, Lys.24.12, X.Eq.11.4, etc.; συκίνη β., = ς. ἐπικουρία (q.v.), Alciphr.1.39, Macar.7.83.
II. wand, as a badge of office, carried by δικασταί, D.18.210; “ λαβὼν τὴν β. βαδίζει εἰς τὸ δικαστήριον τὸ ὁμόχρων τῇ β.Arist.Ath.65.2. (Cf. Lat. baculum, imbēcillus, OIr. bacc 'crook, curved stick'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 65.2
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 210
    • Lysias, On the Refusal of a Pension, 12
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.84
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 11.4
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 682
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