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κα^κοτεχν-ία , ,
A.base artifice, malpractice, Heraclit.[129], PRein.16.26 (ii B. C.), OGI669.55 (Egypt, i A. D.), CIG2712.15 (Mylasa), Ph.1.636, Iamb.Myst.10.2 (pl.): freq. in pl., as law-term, fraudulent or malicious conspiracy, “κακοτεχνιῶν διαδικάζεσθαιPl.Lg. 936d; esp. subornation of perjury, D.47.1, 49.56; δόλοι καὶ ἐπιορκίαι καὶ κ. Luc.Alex.4.
II. bad art, applied to forensic oratory by Epicur.Fr.51: generally, Plu.2.228b: esp. in Rhet., false artifice, Demetr.Eloc.27,247, Luc.Par.27, Ath.14.631f: pl., “ἡδονὰς καὶ κ. εἰσάγωνStr.7.3.7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Demosthenes, Against Evergus and Mnesibulus, 1
    • Demosthenes, Against Timotheus, 56
    • Plato, Laws, 936d
    • Strabo, Geography, 7.3.7
    • Lucian, De parasito sive artem esse parasiticam, 27
    • Lucian, Alexander, 4
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