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ἐγκύκλ-ιος , ον, also α, ον Orph.A.981: (κύκλος):—
A.circular, round, “χοροίE.IT429 (lyr.), Aeschin.1.10; “τὸ . σῶμαArist.Cael.286a11; . κίνησις, φορά, motion in a circle, ib.293a11, 296a35; “δρόμημα θεῶνCorp.Herm.3.3. Adv. -ίως in a circle, “φέρεσθαιArist.Mete.339a12, cf. Euc.Phaen.p.2 M., Hero Aut.11.8, Plu.2.1004c; “καθῆσθαι EN10.31.
II. revolving in a cycle, recurrent: hence, at Athens, λῃτουργίαι . public services required regularly every year, opp. to those required at uncertain times, D.20.21; . δίκαια rights common to all citizens, Id.25.74.
III. ordinary, everyday, “ἐν τοῖς . καὶ τοῖς καθ᾽ ἡμέραν γιγνομένοιςIsoc.3.22, cf. 8.87, Arist.Pol.1269b35; . διακονίαι everyday duties, ib. 1263a21; “τὰ . καὶ πολιτικάEpicur.Sent.Vat.58; “ . διοίκησιςIG12 (5).653.56 (Syros, i B.C.); . ἀναλώματα ib.1.329; . [τέλη] taxes farmed out annually, ib.11(2).161 A36, 203 A 29 (Delos, iii B. C.); “ταμίαι τῶν .SIG577.11 (Milet., iii/ii B. C.).
b. μεγάλοις . συμπτώμασιν (sc. πάθος) commonly liable to, Phld.Ir.p.29 W.
3. . παιδεία general education, prior to professional studies, D.H.Comp.25, Plu.2.1135d; “οἱ περὶ τὰ . παιδευταίId.Alex.7; “τὰ . παιδεύματαId.2.7c, cf. Vitr.6 Praef.4, Quint.Inst. 1.10.1, Ath.4.184b, Luc.Am.45; also . ἀγωγή instruction in general knowledge, Str.1.1.22; . τέχνη Olymp.Alch.p.91 B.
IV. ἐγκύκλιον, τό, tax on sales, PLond.3.1200 (ii B.C.), PAmh.2.53 (ii B. C.), etc.
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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 10
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 21
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 1, 74
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 429
    • Isocrates, Nicocles or the Cyprians, 22
    • Isocrates, On the Peace, 87
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.1.22
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
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