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κατασπένδω , fut. -
A.σπείσωE.Or.1187:—pour as a drink-offering, c. acc. cogn., “χοὰς ὑπὲρ μητρὸς τάφῳE. l. c.; “κ. κατὰ τῆς κεφαλῆς ἀρυβάλλῳ ἀμβροσίαν κατὰ σοῦAr.Eq.1094: abs., pour drink-offerings, Hdt.2.151; “τοῖς θεοῖςPlb.3.11.6:—Pass., -σπένδεται -τε lapis) “ἀκρήτῳSIG57.26 (Milet., V B.C.).
II. c. acc., wet, “λιβάσι κ. παρηΐδαTrag.Adesp.548.
2. c. acc. pers., κ. τινὰ δακρύοις honour with offerings of tears, E.Or.1239; simply, “κ. τινάlament with tears, AP 7.260 (Carph.).
3. c. acc. pers., offer up, devote, consecrate, τινα D.S.5.31; κατασπένδειν ἑαυτους devote themselves, of Spanish retainers, Str.3.4.18; cf. “κατάσπεισις11:—Pass., “ἄνθρωπος κατεσπεισμένοςId.4.4.5; “πρόβατα κ.Plu.Alex.50; “Μούσαισι . . κατεσπείσθη πᾶς τεὸς βίοτοςAP7.27 (Antip. Sid.), cf. Longus 2.6; of a priest, to be consecrated, ἐπὶ τὰ ἱερά prob. in OGI331.20 (Pergam., ii B. C.).
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1094
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1187
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1239
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.151
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.4.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.11.6
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    • Strabo, Geography, 3.4.18
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 50
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.31
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 2.6
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