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κάτοπτρον , τό,
A.mirror, “κ. εἴδους χαλκόςA.Fr.393, cf. E.Hipp.429, etc.; τίς γὰρ κατόπτρῳ καὶ τυφλῷ κοινωνία; Com. ap. Stob.4.30.6a; “κ. ἀνδρομήκηPhld.Rh.2.206S.; “ἐν κατόπτρῳ . . κατιδεῖν εἴδωλα παρέχοντιPl.Ti.71b; “ὥσπερ ἐν κ. ἑαυτὸν ὁρῶνId.Phdr.255d, etc.; = μηλωτίς, Hp. ap. Erot. (v. “κατοπτήρ11): metaph., εὖ γὰρ ἐξεπίσταμαι ὁμιλίας κ. companionship's true mirror, A.Ag.839; “ Ὀδύσσεια καλὸν ἀνθρωπίνου βίου κ.Alcid. ap. Arist.Rh.1406b13; κ. φύσεος, of a wine-cup, Theopomp. Com.32.3:—spelt κάτροπτον in Att. Inscrr., IG22.1471.47, 1544.58 (iv B.C.), al., and this form shd. be restored in Pl.Cra.414c: κάθοπτρον shd. perh. be restored in Annuario 4/5.463.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 839
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 429
    • Plato, Cratylus, 414c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 255d
    • Plato, Timaeus, 71b
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