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πολιᾶχος IG5(1).213.3 (Sparta, v B.C.); cf. πολισσοῦχος:(ἔχω A):—
A.protecting a city, π. κράτοςE.Rh.821 (lyr., codd., sed v. infr.); “π. ἀρετάIsyll.16; but mostly as epith. of the guardian deity of a city, Ἀθηναίη π. in Chios, Hdt.1.160 (also in Attica, BCH50.529 (Marathon, ii A.D.)); Παλλὰς π., at Athens, Ar.Eq.581 (lyr.); “Ἀθάνα π.Id.Nu.602 (lyr.), cf. Av.827; “Παλλὰς πολιάοχοςPi.O.5.10; “π. θεοίA. Th.312 (lyr.); δαίμονες ib.822 (lyr.); “Ζεὺς π.Pl.Lg.921c; “Ἀρτέμιδος πολιηόχουA.R.1.312; π. Ἀλεξανδρείας, title of Diocletian, OGI718.2 (Alexandria, iv A.D.): πολίοχος (elsewh. known as pr. n. Πολίοχος) shd. be read in E.Rh.166,821.
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