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πρεσβ-ευτής , οῦ, ,
A.ambassador, IG12.22.27, Th.5.4, Pl.Lg.941a, POxy.933.31 (ii A. D.), etc.: pl. πρεσβευταί is at first less freq., later more freq., than “πρέσβεις, πρεσβευτὰς πάντας ὑμᾶς ἡμεῖς οἱ πρέσβεις ποιοῦμενAnd.3.41, cf. Th.8.77 (interpol.), IG22.858.6 (iii B. C.), 1224.26 (ii B. C.), Alciphr.2.2.
II. agent or commissioner,ὑπέρ τινοςD.45.64.
2. = Lat. legatus, staff officer, etc., Plb.35.4.5, Plu.Mar.7, etc.; π. καὶ ἀντιστράτηγος, = legatus pro praetore, IG 14.1121, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Andocides, On the Peace, 41
    • Demosthenes, Against Stephanus 1, 64
    • Plato, Laws, 941a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.77
    • Polybius, Histories, 35.4.5
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.4
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 7
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