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βέλτ-ιστος , η, ον, Dor. βέντ- , Sup. of ἀγαθός,, most excellent, “β. ἀνὴρ γενενῆσθαι περὶ τὸν δῆμονAr.Eq. 765; βέλτιστε or β., a common mode of address, my dear friend, Id.Pl.1172, Antiph.289, Pl.R.337e, etc.; “ βέλτιστε σύEub.106; “ β. ἀνδρῶνPl.Grg.515a; “ ἄριστε καὶ β.Id.Lg.902a; “βέντισθ᾽ οὗτοςTheoc.5.76; “ὑπὲρ τὸ β.A.Ag.378; οἱ β. or τὸ β. the aristocracy, X. HG5.2.6, Cyr.8.1.16, Ath.1.5, etc.; τὸ β., in Philos., the highest good, Pl.Phd.99a, 99b, Epict.Ench.51, etc.; “τὰ β. βουλεύεινTh.4.68; “οὐκ ἀπὸ τοῦ β. ἀναστρέφεσθαιSIG593.7(ii B. C.), PTeb.282.8 (ii A. D.). Adv. “βέλτισταX.Oec.7.29, etc.; “βελτίστωςSimp. in Cael.419.25.
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    • Xenophon, Economics, 7.29
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 378
    • Epictetus, Enchiridion, 51
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