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ἐγκυκλ-όω ,
A.move round in a circle, “ὀφθαλμόνE.IT76.
II. surround, Str.2.5.24:—more freq. in Med. with pf. part. Pass., encompass, encircle, “τοῦ χθόν᾽ ἐγκυκλουμένου αἰθέροςE.Ba.292, cf. Ar.V. 699; φωνή μέ τις ἐγκεκύκλωται a voice has echoed around me, ib.395; surround, hem in, Plu.Marc.6, etc.; of rivers or mountains, Str.2.1.36, D.C.49.37: Pass., to be surrounded, Id.56.12 (s. v.l.).
2. in late Prose, wander, roam about, “ἐγκυκλωθῆναι ΣικελίανD.S.4.23, etc.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 395
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 699
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 292
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 76
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.1.36
    • Strabo, Geography, 2.5.24
    • Plutarch, Marcellus, 6
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.23
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 49.37
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 56.12
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