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προστα^τ-εύω , be leader or ruler of, “εἴτε χοροῦ εἴτε οἴκου εἴτε πόλεως εἴτε στρατεύματοςX.Mem.3.4.6, cf. Hier.11.5, 7; [θυσίας] IG42(1).73.34 (Epid., iii B.C., prob.): abs., exercise authority, X.HG3.3.6, Vect.5.6; “ἐν ταῖς πόλεσινId.Mem.2.8.4.
II. π. ὅπως . . to have authority for providing that . . , provide or take care that . . , Id.An. 5.6.21, Cyr.1.2.5: with gen. added, π. ἀνθρώπων ὅπως ἕξουσιν . . ib. 1.6.7; cf. sq.
III. hold office ofπροστάτης11.3, SIG241 A 39 (Delph., iv B.C.), IG14.208 (Acrae).
IV. to be guardian of, regent for, “τῶν βασιλέωνApp.Syr.52.
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    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.6.21
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.2.5
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.6.7
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.3.6
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.8.4
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 3.4.6
    • Xenophon, Ways and Means, 5.6
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 11.5
    • Xenophon, Hiero, 7
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