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πένταθλ-ος , Lyr. and Ion. πεντάεθλος , , who practises the πένταθλον or conquers therein, B.8.27, Arist. Rh.1361b10, Plu.2.737f ; “π. ἀνήρHdt.9.75, IG42(1).99.19 (Epid.).
II. metaph., of one who tries everything, Pl.Amat.138e ; ἐν φιλοσοφίᾳ π. versed in every department of philosophy, D.L.9.37 ; in depreciation, 'jack of all trades', X.HG4.7.5.
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    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 8.27
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.75
    • Plato, Lovers, 138e
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.7.5
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