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πραγμα^τ-εία , Ion.πρηγμα^τίη , poet. πραγμα^τίη Man.1.38: :—
A.prosecution of business, diligent study, Isoc.1.44,5.7, Pl.Cra.408a, al.; “πόνων πολλῶν καὶ πραγματείας εἶναιD.8.48; “πλείονος εἶναι πρηγματίηςHp.VM7; μάταιος π. [λογισμῶν] this idle attention to argumentations, X.Mem.4.7.8; μετὰ πολλῆς π. with a great deal of trouble, PCair.Zen.19.4 (iii B. C.).
II. occupation, business, π. αὐτῆς (sc. τῆς ῥητορικῆς)“ ἅπασα . . εἰς τοῦτο τελευτᾷPl.Grg.453a; τοῦ διαλέγεσθαι π. the business of dialectic, Id.Tht. 161e; τοῦ πολιτικοῦ . . πᾶσα π. περὶ πόλιν [ἐστί] Arist Pol.1274b37, cf. EN1105a11; δημηγορικὴ π. the business of oratory, Id.Rh.1354b24; “ἀπὸ τῆς ἀναισχύντου π. ἀποστῆναιAeschin.3.242; πραγματεῖαι official duties, opp. ἀρχαί, ib.13, cf.PTeb.5.143, al. (ii B. C.); esp. law-business, lawsuit, Isoc.2.18, al.; “ περὶ τὰ δικαστήρια π.Id.15.31: pl., affairs in general, “κάτω βλέπειν εἰς ἀνθρώπων πραγματείαςPl.R.500c; “μεθισταμένων πραγματειῶνAntipho 2.4.9 (nisi leg. πραγμάτων); troubles, D.61.37, Epicur.Ep.1p.28U.; πρὸς ἔθνη τὴν π. ἔχειν to have dealings with . . , Str.9.2.2.
b. pl., works, of the buildings of Solomon, LXX 3 Ki.9.1.
III. treatment of a subject, “εἰδέωνArchyt.4; τοῦ ἐπιπέδου π., as a definition of plane geometry, Pl.R.528d; Πλάτωνος π. Plato's system, Arist.Metaph.987a30, cf.986a8, Epicur.Ep.1p.3U., Phld.D.1.17; manner of dealing with, περὶ τοὺς μάρτυρας π.Arist.Rh.1376b4.
2. philosophical argument or treatise, Id.Top.100a18, 101a26; “τοῦ εἰδέναι χάριν π.Id.Ph.194b18; “ παροῦσα π. οὐ θεωρίας ἕνεκαId.EN1103b26; the subject of such a treatise,τρεῖς αἱ π.Id.Ph.198a30, cf. SE183b4; “ περὶ τῶν ἀγαθῶν ἐκδοθεῖσα π.Str.1.2.2, etc.
3. systematic or scientific historical treatise, Plb.1.1.4, 1.3.1, D.S.1.1, D.H.1.74, Luc. Hist.Conscr.13; Τρωϊκὴ π. the legends of the Trojan war, Arg.S.Aj.;π. συνέταξεν ἐν δράματι τῶν Δαρδάνου πράξεων τὰς μνημοσύναςBMus.Inscr.3.444.18 (Iasus).
4. magical operation, spell, Σολομῶνος π.PMag.Par.1.853, cf.776.
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