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ἐπίθημα , ατος, τό,
A.something put on (cf. ἐπίθεμα): hence,
1.. lid, cover, φωριαμῶν ἐπιθήματα lids of chests, Il.24.228, cf. Hippon.56, Hp. Morb.2.26, Hdt.1.48, Arist.Ath.68.3, IG22.1408; ἀσπίδα . τῷ φρέατιπαράθεςAr.Fr.295; “τοὐπ. τῆς χύτρας ἀφελώνHegesipp.Com.1.13; slab, used as the top of a table, Ath.2.49a.
2.. monument, sepulchral figure, Is.2.36, Paus.1.2.3.
3.. head of a spear, D.S.5.30.
4.. device on a shield, Paus.5.25.9.
5.. Medic., application, Aret.CA 1.1, 2.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 68.3
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.48
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.228
    • Isaeus, Menecles, 36
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.2.3
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5.25.9
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.1
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 2.2
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.30
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