A.standing before, δεῖμα π. καρδίας fear hovering before, or lording it over, my heart, A.Ag.976 (lyr.).
II. standing before, protecting, of Artemis, Id.Th.449; of Apollo as the tutelary god or (acc. to Hsch., Phot.) from his statue standing before the doors, S.El.637, Orac. ap. D.21.52, IG22.674.6, al.; “π. θεοί” CIG3530 (Cyme).