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πρό-κλησις , εως, Ion. ιος, ,
A.calling forth, challenge,μουνομαχίη ἐκ προκλήσιοςHdt.5.1, cf. 9.75; “π. ἔφυγεPlu.Marc.2.
2. sounding of the advance, Opp.ἀνάκλησις, προκλήσεις σάλπιγγοςJ.BJ2.20.7.
III. as law-term, formal challenge or wager, offered by either party to his opponent, for the purpose of bringing disputed points to issue, such as a challenge to the opponent to let his slaves be tortured to give evidence against him, or an offer of one's own slaves to be tortured, Lys.4.15, D.37.40; challenge or offer to take an oath with respect to the matter at issue, Arist.Rh.1377a20; π. προκαλεῖσθαι to make such a challenge, D.59.124: c. dupl. acc., “προκαλοῦνται πρόκλησιν ἡμᾶς ὡς οὐ δεξομένουςId.37.12; “οὐ δέξεσθαι τὴν π.Id.40.10; φεύγειν to decline it, Antipho 6.27; μαρτυρεῖν to appeal to it, D.45.15.
IV. titillation, stimulation, Aret.CA1.2, al.
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    • Antiphon, On the Choreutes, 27
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    • Demosthenes, Against Stephanus 1, 15
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.75
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.64
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    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.2
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    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 7.39
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