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ἱερ-εύς [ι^], έως, Ion. -ῆος, Cypr.
A.-ῆϝοςInscr.Cypr.59 H., , Att. pl. ἱερῆς: gen. sg. and pl. written ἱερείως, ἱερείων, PStrassb.83.2,9 (ii B.C.):—Ion. nom. ἱρεύς Il.5.10, 16.604, Od.9.198: Dor. ἱα^ρεύς IG 4.1182, al. (gen. ἰαρέος ib.1580); acc. pl. “τὸς ἱαρέςSchwyzer 236 (Cyrene); nom. pl. οἱ ἱαρές ibid.; nom. sg. “ἱαρέςGDI4846 (Cyrene):— also ἱέρεως (Att. and proparox. acc. to Choerob. in Theod.1.253) SIG1037.4 (Milet., iv/iii B.C.); gen. “ἱέρεωIPE12.32A23, al. (Olbia, iii B.C.); dat. “ἵρεῳSchwyzer692 (Chios, v. B.C.); acc. “ἱέρεωMilet. 1(7).203b3 (ii B.C.): ἱερής IG5(2).115.1 (Tegea, iv/iii B.C.), cf. Inscr.Cypr.100 H.:—Arc. ἱαρής IG5(2).13.10 (iii B.C.): acc. ἱερήν ib.3.1 (Tegea, iv B.C.): (ἱερός):—priest, sacrificer, diviner, Il.1.62, 16.604, Pi.P.2.17, Hdt.2.2, And.1.124, etc.; ἐφ᾽ ἱερέως, as a date, SIG332.1 (Potidaea, iv/iii B.C.), etc. (freq. unaspirated, “ἐπ᾽ ἰερέωςIG12(1).890, etc. (Rhodes)); of the Jewish High Priest, D.S.34/5.1; “. μέγαςLXXLe.21.10, Ph.2.591; “. χριστόςLXXLe.4.5; at Rome, = pontifex, Mon.Anc.Gr.6.9; . μέγιστος, = pont. maximus, D.S.27.2.
2. metaph., . τις ἄτας a minister of woe, A.Ag.735 (lyr.); comically, “λεπτοτάτων λήρων ἱερεῦAr.Nu.359; . Διονύσου, of a winebibber, Eup.19; “. φιλοσοφίαςLib.Or.52.42.
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