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βα^σι^λ-εύω , be king, rule, reign,οὐ μέν πως πάντες βασιλεύσομεν ἐνθάδ᾽ ἈχαιοίIl.2.203; “ἶσον ἐμοὶ βασίλευε9.616; ἐν ὑμῖν . . βασίλευε was king among you, Od.2.47; “ὄφρ᾽ Ἰθάκης κατὰ δῆμον . . βασιλεύοι22.52; also of a woman, “ βασίλευεν ὑπὸ Πλάκῳreigned as queen, Il.6.425; “ δὲ Πύλου βασίλευεOd.11.285: in aor., to have become king, Hdt.2.2: c. gen., to be king of, rule over,ἐν . . Ἰθάκῃ βασιλεύσει ἈχαιῶνOd.1.401, etc.; “βασιλεύοντος βασιλέων ἈρσάκουPAvrom.1A1: c. dat., to be king among,Γιγάντεσσιν βασίλευενOd. 7.59; later “β. ἐπὶ τὰς δύο βασιλείαςLXX 1 Ma.1.16:—Pass., to be governed by a king, Pl.R.576d, 576e,al., Arist.Pol.1284b39, etc.: c.acc. cogn., “βασιλείαν πασῶν δικαιοτάτην βασιλεύεσθαιPl.Lg.680e: generally, to be governed or administered, Pi.P.4.106, etc.; “ὑπὸ νόμουLys. 2.19: hence, submit to the king, Plu.Sull.12.
b. to be ἄρχων β. at Athens, Isoc.18.5,IG12.7<*>6, al.; of other magistrates, SIG709 (Chersonesus), 1054 (Samothrace).
c. later βασιλεύουσα πόλις the imperial city, of Rome, Ath.3.98c, cf. CPHerm.125ii3.
2. enjoy as master,τῶ χρυσῶ β.Theoc.21.60 codd.
3. abs., live royally,β. ἐν πενίᾳPlu.2.101d, cf. 1 Ep.Cor.4.8.
II. causal, appoint as king,τινάLXXJd.9.6; but β. τισὶ βασιλέα make them a king, ib. 1 Ki.8.22, 12.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (19):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.2
    • Homer, Iliad, 6.425
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.52
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.47
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.285
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.401
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.59
    • Isocrates, Against Callimachus, 5
    • Lysias, Funeral Oration, 19
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 4.8
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 12.1
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 8.22
    • Plato, Laws, 680e
    • Plato, Republic, 576d
    • Plato, Republic, 576e
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.203
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.616
    • Old Testament, 1 Maccabees, 1.16
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 12
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