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οἰκονομ-ικός , ή, όν,
A.practised in the management of a household or family, opp. πολιτικός, Pl.Alc.1.133e, Phdr.248d, X.Oec.1.3, Arist.Pol.1252a8, etc. : Sup., [κτημάτων] τὸ βέλτιστον καὶ-ώτατον, of man, Phld.Oec.p.30 J. : hence, thrifty, frugal, economical, X.Mem.4.2.39, Phylarch.65 J. (Comp.) : οἰ. title of treatise on the duties of domestic life, by Xenophon ; and τὰ οἰ. title of treatise on public finance, ascribed to Aristotle, cf. X.Cyr.8.1.14 : -κή (sc. τέχνη) domestic economy, husbandry, Pl.Plt.259c, X.Mem. 3.4.11, etc. ; οἰ. ἀρχή defined as τέκνων ἀρχὴ καὶ γυναικὸς καὶ τῆς οἰκίας πάσης, Arist.Pol.1278b38 ; applied to patriarchal rule, ib.1285b32. Adv.“-κῶςPh.2.426, Plu.2.1126a ; also in literary sense, in a well ordered manner, Sch.Th.1.63.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Plato, Statesman, 259c
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 248d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.63
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.1.14
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.4.11
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 4.2.39
    • Xenophon, Economics, 1.3
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