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πέραι-ος (properisp.), α, ον, (πέραν)
A.on the further side or bank, ἤπειρος, γαῖα, A.R. 2.392, 4.848 ; τὰ π. Call.Fr.1.15 P.
2. Comp., περαιότερόν τι anything further, PFay.124.8 (ii A. D.).
II. Subst., περαία (sc. γῆ, χώρα) the country on the other side of the river, etc., Str.4.1.12 ; τῆς χώρας τῆς π. SIG588.29 (Milet., ii B. C.) : freq. with gen. whether partitive or objective, π. τῆς Βοιωτίης χώρης the part of Boeotia over against [Chalcis], Hdt.8.44 ; π. τῆς Ἀσίας the coast of Asia over against [Rhodes], D.S.20.97 (but τῶν Ῥοδίων π. Str.14.2.1, 14.5.11 : hence pr. n. Περαία, Plb.18.2.3, 18.6.3 ; also of the country beyond Jordan, J.BJ3.3.3, St.Byz.); πᾶσα περαίη Θρηϊκίης all the opposite coast of Thrace, A.R.1.1112 ; Τενεδίων π. the coast [of the Troad] opposite to Tenedos, Str.13.1.32.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.44
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 3.3.3
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.1.12
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.2.1
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.5.11
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.1112
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.392
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.848
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.2.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.6.3
    • Strabo, Geography, 13.1.32
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.97
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