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φι^λανθρωπ-ία , ,
A.humanity, benevolence, kind-heartedness, humane feeling, or, in a weaker sense, kindliness, courtesy,
I. of men, Hp.Praec. 6, Pl.Euthphr.3d, X.Cyr.1.4.1, Act.Ap.28.2, etc.; opp. σεμνότης, Isoc. 15.133; opp. φθόνος, D.20.165; opp. ὠμότης, ib.109; joined with εὔνοια, Isoc.5.114, D.18.5; with πραότης, Isoc.5.116; with χρηστότης, Iamb. ap. Stob.4.5.76; “φ. λόγωνcourtesy, D.18.298; τῆς παρὰ τουτωνὶ τιμῆς καὶ φ. ib.209; “φ. διὰ τῶν λόγωνPlb.28.17.11; “φ. προσάγειν τινίId.1.81.8; φ. εἰς or πρὸς τοὺς αἰχμαλώτους, ib.79.8, 11; ὑπὸ φιλανθρωπίας Pl.l. c.; “μετὰ φ.Isoc.15 l. c.; clemency, X.Cyr.7.5.73; so “φιλανθρωπίᾳId.Ages.1.22; the intercourse of lovers, Aeschin.1.171: pl., acts of kindness, courtesies, D.8.70, 25.86, Plb.36.17.13, Phld.Rh.2.160 S., etc.
b. σὴ φ. as a form of address, your Clemency, PRyl.296 (ii A. D.), etc.
2. of God, love to man, Ep. Tit.3.4, al.
II. of things, τοῦ ὀνόματος (i. e. νόμος φ. its mildness, D.24.156; φ. τῆς τέχνης, of agriculture, X.Oec.15.4, cf. Aeschin.2.15; χώρα πάσης φ. ἐστερημένη, of a desert country, D.S. 17.50; in disease, mild symptoms, Gal.19.219.
III. concession, privilege, UPZ162 vii 21 (ii B. C.), OGI139.20 (Egypt, ii B. C.), Rev.Phil.10 (1936).253 (Ilium); θεία φ. imperial grant, SIG888.102 (Scaptopara, iii A. D.).
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