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περικαθ-ίζω ,
A.cause to sit around or over, Hp.Mul.1.51.
II. intr., sit round, “τῇ πυρᾷMax.Tyr.27.6, cf. Ach.Tat.3.5, Orib.Eup.4.113.4 : but usu. besiege, φρούριον Wilcken Chr.11 B 10 (ii B.C.); τὸ τεῖχος v.l. in D.S.20.103; “π. κύκλῳ τὴν πόλινApp.Hisp.53 ; περὶ or ἐπὶ τὴν πόλιν, LXX 1 Ma.11.61, 4 Ki.6.24 : abs., J.AJ12.8.1, al.
III. Med., invest, περικαθεζόμενοι (aor. part.) “τὸ τεῖχοςD.59.102 ; “τὴν πόλιν περικαθισάμενοςMemn.45.1 : intr. in pass. form, περικαθεσθέντες having sat down round about, Luc.VH1.23, S.E.P.3.232 : pres.inf.περικαθέζεσθαι, = obsidere, Gloss.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Neaera, 102
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 12.8.1
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 13.5.5
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 8.14.1
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 6.24
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.103
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 3.5
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