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ἐπί-κτητος , ον,
A.gained besides or in addition, . γῆ acquired land, which was formerly under water, as the Delta of Egypt, Hdt.2.5, cf. 10; property added to one's hereditary property, Pl.Lg.924a, cf. Lycurg.48; . γυνή a foreign wife (like ἐπακτός), or newly acquired, Hdt.3.3; . φίλοι newly acquired friends, opp. ἀρχαῖοι, X.Ages.1.36; . δόξα, opp. ἔμφυτος ἐπιθυμία, acquired perception, Pl.Phdr.237d; τὰ ., opp. τὰ φύσει ὄντα, Id.R.618d; opp. σύμφυτα, Arist.GA721b30; “τὸ αὐτοφυὲς τοῦ . αἱρετώτερονId.Rh.1365a29; γίνεται . . ἐξ ἐπικτήτου, of an acquired deformity, Paul. Aeg.6.29; τὰ . property acquired after a certain date, Edict.Aug. in Notiz.Arch.4.21, PGnom.126 (ii A.D.). Adv. “-τωςPrisc.Lyd.21.15.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.5
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.3
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 48
    • Plato, Laws, 924a
    • Plato, Republic, 618d
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 237d
    • Xenophon, Agesilaus, 1.36
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