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φι^λό-κα^λος , ον,
A.loving the beautiful (both of personal and moral beauty), loving beauty and goodness, Pl.Phdr.248d, Criti.111e, Com.Adesp. Oxy.1239.18, etc.; “τὸ φ.Plu.2.61d, 1026d.
2. fond of effect and elegance, X.Cyr.1.3.3; φ. περὶ ὅπλα ib.2.1.22; “τὰ περὶ τὴν ἐσθῆτα φ.Isoc.1.26, cf. 10.57; of the peacock, Arist.HA488b24. Adv., “-λως ἔχειν περί τιJ.AJ12.2.1, cf. Gal.14.218, etc.: Comp. “-καλώτερον κοπρίσαιmore elaborately, Gp.5.26.10.
III. κατὰ τὸ φ. πειραθέντα κατανοῆσαι to see by working out the calculation, Iamb. in Nic.p.124 P.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Isocrates, Helen, 57
    • Isocrates, To Demonicus, 26
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 12.2.1
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 248d
    • Plato, Critias, 111e
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.3.3
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.1.22
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 4.15
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