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εὐσεβ-ής , ές (dat. pl. -
A.σεβέοιςIG5(1).1390.5 (Andania)), (σέβω) pious, religious, opp. δυσσεβής (q.v.), Thgn.1141, Hdt.2.141, Pi.O.3.41; “τρόποςAr.Ra. 457 (lyr.): not common in early Prose, Gorg.Fr.6D., Pl.Phlb.39e; dutiful, esp. discharging sacred duties, πρός or ἔς τινα, A.Supp.340, E. El.253; ἀνὴρ εὐ. (v.l. εὐλαβής)“ κατὰ τὸν νόμονAct.Ap.22.12; εὐ. καὶ φοβούμενος τὸν θεόν ib.10.2: c.acc. modi, -εστέρα χεῖρα more righteous in act, A.Ch.141; “εὐσεβεῖς κἀξ εὐσεβῶν βλαστόνταςS.El.589; τῶν εὐσεβῶν χῶρος, of a place in the nether world, Pl.Ax.371c; ἐν εὐσεβέων (sc. χώρῳ) Call.Epigr.12, cf. Sammelb.2048 (ii b.c.).
b. Astrol., “αἱ τῶν εὐσεβῶν μοῖραιCat.Cod.Astr.8(4).227.
2. as epith. of Emperors, = Pius, IGRom.3.91 (iii A.D.), al., PGrenf.1.49.28 (iii A.D.), PHamb.1.13.2 (iii A.D.), etc.; esp. of Antoninus Pius, IGRom.3.1293, al.
b. of taxes, etc., due to the Emperor, BGU917.15 (iv A.D.), etc.
3. metaph., of a piece of land, dutiful, i.e. productive, “ἀγρὸν -έστερον γεωργεῖν οὐδ᾽ ἕνα οἶμαιMen.Georg.35.
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