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μεγα^λεῖ-ος , α, ον, (μέγας)
A.magnificent, splendid, “ῥήματαX.Mem. 2.1.34 (Comp.); κτῆμα ib.4.5.2; “μ. τι διαπεπραγμένοςMen.Per.Fr. 1, cf. Phld.Rh.2.6 S.; πίστιν -οτάταν prob. in Paean ap. Plu.Flam.16 (Coll.Alex.p.173 P.); τὸ μ. τῶν πράξεων, τῆς ἀθανασίας, Plb.8.1.1, SIG798.4 (i A.D.), cf. Vett. Val.70.1; τὰ μ. mighty works, LXX De.11.2, al., Act.Ap.2.11. Adv. -ως greatly, “ὠφελῶν τὴν πόλινX.Ages.11.16, Plb.3.87.5; magnificently, “μ. εἴρηκαςPl.Hp.Ma.291e; “ὀψωνεῖνAntiph.192; “θεοὺς μ. τιμᾶνX.Oec.11.9: Comp. -ότερον Pl.Tht. 168c; -οτέρως, γαμεῖνX.HG4.1.9.
2. of persons, stately, haughty, Id.Mem.4.1.4.
3. τὸ μ. τινός, as a title, Highness, POxy.1204.10 (iii A.D.), etc.
4. of style, elevated, Demetr.Eloc.14, al. Adv. Sup. -ότατα, ἑρμηνεῦσαιPhilostr.VS1.21.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 11.2
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 168c
    • Plato, Greater Hippias, 291e
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.1.9
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.1.34
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.1.4
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.5.2
    • Xenophon, Agesilaus, 11.16
    • Xenophon, Economics, 11.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.87.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.1.1
    • New Testament, Acts, 2.11
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 16
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.21.1
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