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ἱκεσ-ία , , (ἱκέτης) (replaced by ἱκετεία in Att., cf. Phryn.3, PS p.77 B., but found in IG12.434; used later, SIG781.11 (Nysa, i B.C.), 888.11 (Scaptopara, iii A.D.), etc.):—
A.the prayer of a suppliant, supplication, E.Or.1337, Plu.Sol.12, J.AJ11.8.4, AP5.215 (Agath.); “πρὸς παντοίαν . τραπῆναιD.S.20.14: pl., Ph.2.2; ἱκεσίαισι σαῖς at thy entreaties, E.Ph.91; ἱκεσίας ποιεῖσθαι, on behalf of the state, Aeschin. 3.121; = Lat. supplicatio, D.H.8.43.
2. = ἱκέτευμα, Plu.Them.24. [ι^, but ι_ metri gr. in AP l.c., Procl.H.1.36.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 121
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1337
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 91
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 11.8.4
    • Plutarch, Solon, 12
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 24
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.14
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.43
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