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προθύω , fut.
A.-θύσωE.Ion805, SIG548.11 (Delph., iii B.C.), Berl.Sitzb.1927.160 (Cyrene), “-θύσομαιAr.Th.38:—sacrifice or offer first,πρὸ πάντων θεῶν τῇ Ἑστίᾳ πρώτῃPl.Cra.401d; “π. καὶ προμαντεύεσθαιMichel 995 D40 (Delph., iv B.C.); act as προθύτης, SIGl.c.: c. acc., “τὴν θυγατέραPlu.2.310d:—more freq. in Med., π. τῷ διὶ τὰ πέμματα take care that they are offered, CIG3599.24 (Assos); “προεθύετο ταῖς Μούσαις βασιλεύςPlu.Lyc.21, cf. IG42(1).121.42 (Epid., iv B.C.), 2.1651: metaph., to have a person sacrificed or slaughtered before, J.BJ1.19.3, Luc. Tox.50, Charito 7.3, Hld.9.24.
II. sacrifice for or in behalf of,παιδόςE.Ion 805; “ὑπὲρ χθονὸς ἀρότουId.Supp. 29. (Both senses in Ar.Th.38.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 38
    • Euripides, Ion, 805
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 29
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 1.19.3
    • Plato, Cratylus, 401d
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 21
    • Lucian, Toxaris vel amicitia, 50
    • Chariton, De Chaerea et Callirhoe, 7.3
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