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περιφερ-ής , ές,
2. rounded or curved,
a. of surfaces and lines, “ἄκρονHp.Art.7; “π. κύρτωμαId.Epid.1.26.“α᾽; κύλικεςPherecr.143.5; “ἀσπίδεςAel.Tact.2.7; τὰ στρογγύλα τε καὶ π. Hp.VC11; opp. εὐθύς, Pl.Prm.137e, 138a, Arist.Ph.248a12, al.; τὸ π. circularity, Id.AP0.73a39; but, circumference, Pl.R.436e, Dsc.3.6, 48. Adv. -ρῶς in a rounded shape, Procl.Hyp.3.6.
b. of bodies, spherical, globular, Democr.164, Pl.Phd.108e, Smp.190b; “π. τὸ σχῆμα τῆς γῆςArist.Cael.298a7; “π. σχηματισμόςEpicur.Ep.2p.50U.; [σώματα] Phld.Mort.8 (Sup.); π. στέγαι domed, Demetr.Eloc. 13.
c. metaph., of style, rounded, D.H.Comp.22; “τὰ στρογγύλα καὶ τὰ π. προοίμιαId.Rh.10.13.
3. Adv. -ρῶς in a circle, Hero *Deff.5.
2. Adv. -ρῶς disposed in a circle, Dsc.4.169.
III. wavering, π. στίβον χθονός thy wavering steps, E.Ion743.
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    • Plato, Symposium, 190b
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    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 11
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 30
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