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εὐεργέτ-ης (Thess. εὐϝεργέτας IG9(2).257.5 (v B. C.)), ου, ,
A.benefactor, Pi.P.2.24, S.Ant.284; τινι to one, Hdt.6.30, E.HF1252: more commonly c. gen., “τῆς γῆςId.Rh.151, cf. Pl.Cra.403e, etc.
2. as an honorary title, εὐ. βασιλέος ἀνεγράφη was registered as the King's benefactor, Hdt.8.85, cf. 3.140; πρόξεινος καὶ εὐ. Id.8.136, cf. IG12.82, X.HG6.1.4, etc.; “μέγιστος εὐ. παρ᾽ ἐμοὶ ἀναγεγράψῃPl.Grg.506c, cf. Lys.20.19, etc.; “οἱ ἐξουσιασταὶ αὐτῶν εὐ. καλοῦνταιEv.Luc.22.25: conferred on kings and emperors, as Antigonus, Inscr.Prien.2.6 (iv B. C.); παντὸς κόσμου σωτὴρ καὶ εὐ, of Trajan, IG12(1).978 (Carpathos); σὺ εὐ., mode of address to a superior, POxy.38.13 (i A. D.), 486.27 (ii A. D.), etc.
II. as Adj., beneficent, bountiful, “ἀνήρPi.O.2.94, cf. P.4.30.
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    • Euripides, Heracles, 1252
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 151
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.140
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.136
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    • New Testament, Luke, 22.25
    • Plato, Cratylus, 403e
    • Plato, Gorgias, 506c
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 284
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 6.1.4
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