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πολι?τ-ευμα , ατος, τό, of government, act of administration, D.18.108, 136: more freq. in pl., measures of government or institutions, Pl.Lg.945d, Isoc.7.78; “τῶν τοιούτων π. οὐδὲν πολιτεύομαιD.8.71; ἔν τε τοῖς κατὰ τὴν πόλιν π. καὶ ἐν τοῖς Ἑλληνικοῖς both in my home and foreign policy, Id.18.109; “κάλλιστον π. ἐποιήσατοIG42(1).81.9 (Epid., i A. D.); π. Catonis Cic.Att.6.1.13, cf.9.7.3.
II. the concrete of “πολιτεία111, the government,π. ἐστὶν πολιτείαArist.Pol.1278b11, cf. 1279a26, 1283b31, etc.; οἱ ἐν π. the citizens, ib. 1303b26, cf. 1305b34; “τὸ τῆς δημοκρατίας π.Aeschin.2.172; “τὸ πάτριον π.Plb.5.9.9, cf. 4.25.7 (pl.); π. ἀκέραια, σωφρονικά, Id.1.13.12, D.H.1.41; “τὰ π.free republics, D.S.18.69; form of government, πολίτεομα (sic) “εἶναι ἐν Χίῳ δῆμονSIG283.3 (Edict of Alexander, Chios, iv B.C.), cf. Decr.Att. ap. Plu.2.851f.
III. citizen rights, citizenship,ἀξίους τοῦ παρ᾽ ὑμῖν π.IG9(2).517.6 (Larissa, Epist. Philipp. V), etc.: metaph., “ἡμῶν τὸ π. ἐν οὐρανοῖς ὑπάρχειEp.Phil.3.20.
IV. concrete, body of citizens,τὸ π. τὸ ΜιλησίωνSIG633.59 (Milet., ii B. C.), cf. OGI229.60 (Smyrna, iii B.C.), etc.; souereign body, Arist.Pol.1302b16,1332b31; “π. ἔστω οἱ μύριοιAbh.Berl.Akad.1925 (5).6 (Cyrene); πᾶν τὸ π. ib.7.
2. corporate body of citizens resident in a foreign city, Καυνίων τὸ π. (at Sidon) OGI592; “τὸ π. τῶν ἐν Βερενίκῃ ἸουδαίωνCIG5361.21; τὸ π. τῶν Κρητῶν (in Egypt) PTeb.32.17 (ii B.C.).
b. generally, corporate body, association,τὸ π. τῶν γυναικῶνBCH15.182,205 (Panamara); τὸ π. τινός founded by a person, Sammelb.5793 (i A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 6.1.13
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 9.7.3
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 172
    • Demosthenes, On the Chersonese, 71
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 108
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 109
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 78
    • New Testament, Philippians, 3.20
    • Plato, Laws, 945d
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.13.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.25.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.9.9
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 18.69
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.41
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