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ἐγκρατ-ής , ές, (κράτος) possession of power, S.OT941.
II. holding fast, χεὶρ -εστάτη a hand with the firmest hold, X.Eq.7.8.
III. c. gen. rei, having possession of, “χωρέωνHdt. 8.49, cf. 9.106, S.Ph.75, SIG58.7 (Milet., v B. C.), etc.; ναὸς ἐγκρατῆ πόδα the sheet that controls the ship, S.Ant.715; . αὑτῶν masters of themselves, Pl.Phdr.256b, al.; “. ἀφροδισίων καὶ γαστρόςX.Mem. 1.2.1, cf. 2.1.7, Oec.12.16.
2. abs., master of oneself, self-controlled, Pl.Def.415d; self-disciplined, Arist.EN1145b13, al.
IV. Adv. -τῶς, Ion. -“τέωςHp.Foet.Exsect.4, etc.; with a strong hand, by force, “ἄρχεινTh.1.76; “. ἔχειν τὴν ἀρχήνArist.Pol.1284a40; -τέως forcibly, Theoc.25.266.
2. with self-control, temperately, “. ἔχεινPl.Lg. 710a; “φέρειν τιD.Chr.2.53; -“τέωςArchestr.Fr.23.20.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 55
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.49
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    • Plato, Phaedrus, 256b
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 474
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 941
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    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.8
    • Xenophon, Economics, 12.16
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