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περι-γράφω [α^],
b. Geom., circumscribe, “περὶ κύκλον τρίγωνονEuc.4.3,5, cf. Archim.Sph.Cyl.1.3,al.; τὸ περιγεγραμμένον σχῆμα τῷ τομεῖ ib.40.
2. define, determine, limit, “π. τοῦ ἔτους χρόνονX.Mem. 1.4.12 ; “π. ὅτι . . ἐγγύτατα τοῦ πράγματοςArist.Rh.1396b8 ; “τὴν πολλὴν βρῶσινHeraclid. Tar. ap. Ath.2.64e :—Med.,Arist.Metaph. 1064a2:—Pass., “περιεγέγραπτο, ὡς ἔοικε, . . μέχρι ὅσου ϝίκη ἐδέδοτο αὐτοῖςX.HG7.5.13 ; to be bounded, D.S.3.41 ; to be circumscribed, Ti.Locr.97e, Plot.6.4.7, Dam.Pr.113, etc.: Rhet., αἱ ἔννοιαι . . ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτῶν περιγραφόμεναι being self-contained, Hermog.Id.1.3.
3. terminate, conclude, “τὴν βίβλονD.S.2.60, 3.74, etc. ; “τὰς ὑποθήκαςPlu. 2.14a ; “ἀγχόνῃ τὸ ζηνAth.9.388c:—Pass., Placit.3.8.2.
4. bring to an end, cure a disease, Archig. ap. Gal.8.90, Sor.2.16 (Pass.), Gal.13.860.
II. draw in outline, trace or sketch, delineateτοὺς θεούςPhld. Piet.81:—Med., σκιὰν περιγράψασθαι draw oneself an outline, Poll.7.129:—Pass., “περιγεγράφθω ταύτῃArist.EN1098a20; “τὰ δυνατὰ -γραφῆναιPhld.Ir.p.62W.; περιγεγραμμένους μῦς well-marked muscles, Antyll. ap. Orib.7.7.8.
III. enclose as it were within brackets, cancel, annul (cf. διαγράφω), Demonic.1.3, Plu.2.334c, PSI1.64.15 (Pass., i A.D.); “τὸ φιλεῖνAP5.67 (Lucill. or Polemo Rex); τὸ πρὸς δόξαν τρυφὴν ἅπαν π. Epict.Ench.33 ; π. τιϝὰ ἐκ πολιτείας exclude from civic privileges, Aeschin.3.209 ; τινὰ τοῦ ζῆϝ Vett. Val. 150.10:— Pass., Hld.10.20.
2. reject as spurious, Ath.5.180e; remoue from a text, A.D.Synt.6.3,al.
IV. in Law, defraud, in Pass., PAmh. 2.77.7 (ii A. D.), etc.; also, circumvent, “διάταξιϝJust.Nov.55 Praef.
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    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 209
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 879
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1098a.20
    • Euclid, Elements, 5
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.60
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.137
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.5.13
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.4.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.14.8
    • Epictetus, Enchiridion, 33
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.60
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.41
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.74
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