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ἐκπολιορκ-έω ,
A.force a besieged town to surrender, force to capitulate, Th.1.94,134, X.HG2.4.3, etc. : metaph. of argument, “. τινὰ λόγῳChioEp.10 :—Pass., to be forced to surrender, Th.1.117 ; ἐκ Βυζαντίου ἐκπολιορκηθείς ib.131, cf. Inscr.Prien.37.112 ; “ὑπὸ τῶν τυράννωνArist.Ath.19.3 : metaph., “ἐκπολιορκηθέντος τοῦ σώματος ὑπὸ μακρᾶς νόσουDiog.Oen.39.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 19.3
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.94
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.117
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 2.4.3
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