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προσκάθ-ημαι , Ion. προσκαθ-κάτημαι , used as pf. of προσκαθέζομαι, be seated by, Thphr.Char.29.5 codd.
2. rest upon, be close to, “τοῖς ὄρχεσιArist.HA510a21, cf. Thphr.HP7.13.6; adhere, [τοῖς ὀδοῦσι] Diocl.Fr.141, cf. Orib.Fr.76.
II. sit down against a town, besiege it, Hdt.2.157, 5.104, Th.7.48, etc.: metaph., importune, Id.6.94; keep a close watch upon, D.23.167.
2. attend diligently to, “ταῖς θεραπείαις ἐπιμελῶςIG11(4).1299.12 (Delos, iii B.C.); devote oneself to, “τοῖς παισίJul.Or.3.110c; of bees, π. [θύμῳ] Plu.2.41f; τέχνῃ π. Lyc.386.
III. προσκαθήμενον (dub. sens.) is v.l. for προσκαθεψημένον in Hp.Vict.2.52.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristocrates, 167
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.157
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.104
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.94
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.48
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 29.5
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