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κλῆσις , εως, , (καλέω)
A.calling, call, Pl.Smp.172a, X.Cyr.3.2.14, etc.
2. calling into court, summons, prosecution, Ar.Nu.875, 1189, etc.; “τὰς κλήσεις καλεῖσθαι ὅσας ἔδειAntipho 6.38; “ἀφιέναι τὰς κ.X.HG1.7.13.
3. invitation to a feast, Id.Smp.1.7; “εἰς τὸ πρυτανεῖονD.19.32; “κλήσεις δείπνωνPlu.Per.7, cf. Parmenisc. ap. Ath. 4.156d.
4. invocation, θεῶν Men.Rh.p.333 S.
5. calling to aid, Plb.2.50.7.
6. calling in a religious sense, 1 Ep.Cor.7.20.
II. name, appellation, Pl.Plt.262d, 287e, Dsc.1.42; “τοὺς θεοὺς εἶναι κ. ἱεράςCleanth.Stoic.1.123; “Φιλησίη τὴν κ.by name, IG14.2067; reputation, Phld.Rh.2.46 S.
III. Gramm., αἱ κ. τῶν ὀνομάτων the nominatives, opp. αἱ πτώσεις (the oblique cases), Arist.APr.48b41; ἔχειν θηλείας ἄρρενος κλῆσιν the nominative form of . . , Id.SE173b40, cf. 182a18.
IV. = Lat. classis, D.H.4.18.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Antiphon, On the Choreutes, 38
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1189
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 32
    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 7.20
    • Plato, Statesman, 262d
    • Plato, Statesman, 287e
    • Plato, Symposium, 172a
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 3.2.14
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.7.13
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 1.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.50.7
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 875
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 4.18
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