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προσφων-έω , or speak to, address, pres. first in A.Supp.236: used by Hom. only in impf., the Ep.aor.being “προσέειπον, τιναIl.2.22, Od.4.69: abs., 5.159, 10.109, al.: later c. dat. pers., LXX 1 Es.2.21, Antig.Rex ap. D.L.7.7, Ev.Matt.11.16, Act.Ap.22.2: c. dupl. acc., address words to a person, “οὐδέ τί μιν προσεφώνεονIl.1.332, cf. A.Fr. 159, E.Med.664.
3. issue directions or orders, τινι PTeb.27.109 (ii B.C.): abs., folld. by ὅπως, ib.124.21 (ii B.C.):—Pass., UPZ106.20 (ii B.C.).
II. c. acc. rei, pronounce, utter, “τήνδε π. φάτινS.El. 1213; “τὰ ὑπογεγραμμέναIG7.2713.7 (Acraeph., i A.D.); address or dedicate a book, τινι Cic.Att.16.11.4, Plu.Luc.1, Ath.7.313f, etc.
2. make a report, POxy.475,476 (ii A.D.); περί τινος Wilcken Chr.27.15 (ii A.D.): abs., OGI572.43 (Myra, ii/iii A.D.).
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    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 16.11.4
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 236
    • Euripides, Medea, 664
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 942
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.332
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.109
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.69
    • New Testament, Acts, 22.2
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    • Homer, Iliad, 2.22
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.159
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.38.3
    • Diogenes Laertius, Vitae philosophorum, 7.7
    • Old Testament, 1 Esdras, 2.21
    • New Testament, Matthew, 11.16
    • Plutarch, Lucullus, 1
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