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ἐπιτα?́φ-ιος , ον, (τάφος)
A.over or at a tomb, ἀγὼν . funeral games, Arist.Ath.58.1, D.S.17.117 ; ἐπιτάφιον (sc. ἀγῶνα) “ἀγωνίσασθαιIG5(1).660, Plu. Pyrrh.31, Luc.Eun.4 ; esp. . λόγος a funeral oration, such as was spoken at Athens over the citizens who had fallen in battle, Pl.Mx. 236b, D.20.141 (pl.) ; also . (sc. λόγος) Arist.Rh.1365a31 ; title of work by Gorgias ; applied to Pl.Mx. by D.H.Comp.9 ; “. ἔπαινοςPlu.2.218a ; . σοφιστής, of one who makes such speeches, Ach.Tat.3.25.
II. ἐπιτάφια, τά, = ἐπιτάφιος ἀγών, IG22.1006.22, 12(5).946.16 (Tenos).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 58.1
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 141
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.117
    • Plato, Menexenus, 236b
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 31
    • Lucian, Eunuchus, 4
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 9
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 3.25
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