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ἐπαφρόδ-ι_τος , ον, (Ἀφροδίτη)
A.lovely, fascinating, charming, of persons, Hdt.2.135, Aeschin.2.42; of things, “ἔπη καὶ ἔργαX.Smp.8.15 (Comp., codd.); “ποίησιςIsoc.10.65: Sup. “-ότατοςX.Hier.1.35. Adv. “-τως, γράφεινD.H.Lys.11, cf. Alciphr.2.1, Philostr. VA6.3.
II. used to translate Sulla's epithet Felix, favoured by Venus, i.e. fortune's favourite (metaph. from the dice), Plu.Sull.34, App.BC1.97.
III. gracious,ἡγεμονίαPRyl.77.36 (ii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 42
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.135
    • Isocrates, Helen, 65
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 1.35
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 8.15
    • Plutarch, Sulla, 34
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Lysia, 11
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.3
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