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πρεσβ-εία , ,
A.age, seniority, right of the elder,κατὰ πρεσβείανA.Pers.4 (anap.), Arist.Pol.1259b12: hence,
II. embassy, Ar.Lys.570, Pl.R.422d, al.
2. body of ambassadors, Ar.Ach.647, Eq.795, Th.1.72, 4.118, X.Cyr.2.4.1, Aeschin. 1.23 (pl.), etc.; “καλέσαι ἐπὶ ξένια τὴν π.IG12.19.14, al.; καλέσαι τὴν π. ἐπὶ δεῖπνον ib.22.1.54.
III. intercession, Phalar.Ep.33.
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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 23
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 4
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 795
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 570
    • Plato, Republic, 509b
    • Plato, Republic, 422d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.72
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.4.1
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 647
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.118
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