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φροντ-ιστής , οῦ, ,
A.deep thinker, as Socrates is called in derision by Ar.Nu.266, cf. 414 (anap.), al.; φ. τῶν μετεώρων, τῶν οὐρανίων, one who meditates on supra-terrestrial things, X.Smp.6.6, Mem.4.7.6; “τὰ . . μετέωρα φ.Pl.Ap.18b: hence, generally, philosopher, X. Smp.7.2, cf. Hsch.
II. one who takes care of, τινων D.S.37.8; curator,ἱεροῦ ἈφροδίτηςIGRom.1.1167C4 (Egypt, ii A. D.); “συναγωγῆςJHS28.195 (Side), cf. BMus.Inscr.1069 (Fayum, ii A.D.); τῶν δημοσίων πραγμάτων Sch.Ar.Pl.908; “τῶν ἀρχομένωνPoll.1.40: manager,κακῷ φ. τὰ καθ᾽ ἑαυτοὺς ἐπιτρέψομενPorph.Abst.1.50; “παρύγρωνCat.Cod.Astr.8(1).177; without gen., manager, housekeeper, Phld.Oec.p.51 J.: as transl. of Lat. procurator, φ. ΔρούσουIGRom.4.219 (Ilium).
2. title of official of a φρατρία, IG14.759.8 (Naples).
3. bailiff, house-steward, Gp.7.8.1, BGU603.2 (ii A. D.), etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 266
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 414
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 908
    • Plato, Apology, 18b
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.7.6
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 6.6
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 7.2
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