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παρα^κολουθ-έω ,
A.follow or attend closely, dog one's steps, τινι Ar.Ec. 725 ; “τὸ παρακολουθοῦν εἴδωλον ἑκάστῳPl.Sph.266c, cf. D.21.14,69, Philem.124 ; “οὓς σὺ ζῶντας μέν, κίναδος, κολακεύων παρηκολούθειςD.18.162 ; “πόροι κατὰ πάντα τὸν πλεύμονα παρακολουθοῦντεςArist.HA 496a29 ; accrue, esp. of loss or damage, c. dat., PSI3.168.24 (ii B. C.), PRein.18.15 (ii B. C.).
2. make a succession of growths, Thphr. HP6.4.8.
II. metaph., follow closely, attend minutely to, “π. τῷ νοσήματιPl.R.406b ; π. ἅπασι [τοῖς πονηρεύμασι] trace accurately all his knaveries, D.19.257 ; “π. τοῖς πράγμασιν ἐξ ἀρχῆςId.18.172 ; π. χρόνοις follow all the times and dates, Nicom.Com.1.20, cf. Ev.Luc.1.3 ; τοῖς δικαίοις π. Demad. 1 ; π. ταῖς τιμαῖς (prices) PMich.Zen.28.26 (iii B. C.) ; “τῇ Ὁνοράτου κρίσειPOxy.653.29 (ii A.D.).
2. of an audience, “προσέχειν τὸν νοῦν καὶ π. εὐμαθῶςAeschin.1.116 : generally, follow with the mind, understand, π. τῷ πῶς . . Plb.1.12.7, etc. : as Stoic term, Arr.Epict.2.16.33, etc. ; παρακολουθεῖν τούτῳ ὅτι . . understand that . . , ib.2.26.3 ; simply, π. ὅτι . . Gal.11.554 ; διότι . . PPetr.2p.132 (iii B. C.) : c. part., “π. ἐλεγχόμενοςArr.Epict.4.5.21 : c. acc., τίς παρακολουθεῖ ταῦτα; Damox.2.25 ; π. τὰ ἐψηφισμένα become acquainted with . . , GDI4940.8 (Cret.), cf. BSA29.64 (Eretrian, found at Sparta), IG11(4).1065a17 (Delos), etc. : in later Philosophy, ἑαυτῷ π. to be conscious, Plot.1.4.5 ; esp. to be self-conscious, “νοῦν νοοῦντα μόνον, μὴ παρακολουθοῦντα δὲ ἑαυτῷ ὅτι νοεῖId.2.9.1, cf. 4.4.37, Iamb.Myst.3.4,14.
3. of things, πυρετοὶ π. μοι καὶἀλγήματαD.54.11, cf. Ruf. ap. Orib.44.17.2; τῷ βίῳ π. keep company with, keep close to, of things that benefit, Isoc.15.262; “αὐτοῖς π. ἔχθρα <> παρὰ ΛακεδαιμονίωνD.59.98; of rules, hold good throughout, δι᾽ ὅλης τῆς ἱππικῆς π. X.Eq.8.14.
4. of a logical property, “τὸ ἀεὶ παρακολουθοῦνArist. Top.131b9; also of the genus, ib.125b28, cf. 123a19; of notions inseparably connected one with another, Id.Cat.8a33, Metaph. 1054a14; of cause and effect, Id.APo. 99a17; τὸ παρακολουθοῦν τινι constant attribute, Phld.Sign.8,19, cf. A.D.Pron.4.3; to be proper to, “ταῖς αἰσθηταῖς [ἁρμονίαις]Plot.1.6.3.
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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 116
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 725
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 162
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 257
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 172
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 14
    • Demosthenes, Against Conon, 11
    • Demosthenes, Against Neaera, 98
    • Isocrates, Antidosis, 262
    • Plato, Republic, 406b
    • Plato, Sophist, 266c
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 8.14
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.12.7
    • New Testament, Luke, 1.3
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