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πομπ-εύω , poet. Iterat.
A.πομπεύεσκεTheoc.2.68: (πομπή):—conduct, escort, as a guide, Od.13.422, Erinn.1; “ἐν δέπαϊ ἨέλιονAntim.Eleg.5; Ἑρμοῦ τέχνην π. play the part of Hermes, S.Tr.620.
2. carry sinning Vestal Virgins in procession, D.H.8.89.
II. lead a procession, π. πομπήν Test. ap. D.21.22, Plb.6.39.9, etc.; “κατὰ κάλλος π.Michel731.27 (Ilium, ii B.C.), cf. OGI309.9 (Teos, ii B.C., prob.):—Pass., to be led in triumph (at Rome), Str.7.1.4, Plu. Aem.34, Flam.14, etc.
b. metaph., parade ostentatiously, [ἀρχήν] Arr.Epict.3.24.118; opp. ὑπεσταλμένως ἀλληγορῆσαι, Heraclit.All.29: —Pass., Phld.Rh.1.223 S.
2. abs., take part in a procession, IG 12.40.25, D.21.180, Arist.IA712a34, Isyll.17,21, Theoc. l.c., IG12 (8).150.26 (Samothrace, iii B.C.), D.S.16.92; “π. μετὰ τῶν ἱππέωνThphr.Char.21.8; of sinning Vestal Virgins carried on a bier, D.H. 2.67; of prisoners led in triumph, Str.7.1.4, 15.3.15; but of the victorious general, Procop.Vand.2.9: metaph., make a fine show,τοῖς προσώποιςCic.Att.13.32.3; swagger, strut, Luc.DMeretr.12.2.
III. abuse with ribald jests (cf. “πομπεία11), opp. κατηγορεῖν, D.18.124: abs., Phld.Lib.p.42O.; “εἴς τιναPhilostr.Her.2.10.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 13.32.3
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 124
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 180
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 22
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 16.92
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.422
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.3.15
    • Strabo, Geography, 7.1.4
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 620
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 21.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.39.9
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 34
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 14
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 11
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 12.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.67
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.89
    • Procopius, de Bellis, 2.9
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