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περίπλοος , ον, contr. περιπλόκ-πλους , gen. πλου, nom. pl. -πλοι :—
A.circumnavigation, c. gen., “τὸν π. τοῦ ἌθωHdt.6.95; “περὶ ΠελοπόννησονTh. 2.80, cf. 8.4; “τὸν π. τὸν εἰς ΚέρκυρανAeschin.3.243; esp. round the enemy's fleet, X.HG1.6.31 : metaph., of a journey by land, Call.Fr. 278; of the journey of the soul in transmigration, Diog.Oen.35.
II. account of a coasting voyage (opp. περίοδος of a land-journey), “γράφειν τὸν π. τῆς ἔξω θαλάσσηςLuc.Hist.Conscr.31: Periplus is the title of several geograph. works, still extant, by Scylax, Agatharchides, Arrian, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 243
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.95
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.4
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.6.31
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.80
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 31
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