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προτίθημι (also thematic forms, 3sg.
A.προτιθεῖHdt.1.133, 3pl. “προτιθεῖσιId.7.197), fut. “-θήσωTh.3.67: aor. “προὔθηκαIl.24.409, etc. (for προθέουσι v. προθέω (B)):—Med. (v. infr.):—Pass., aor. 1 “προὐτέθηνE.Ph.803, Pl.Phd.90b, etc.; but pres. and impf. Pass. are usu. supplied by πρόκειμαι:—set before, set out, esp. of meals, τραπέζας νίζον καὶ πρότιθεν (Ep. for προὐτίθεσαν) Od.1.112; “βοῦνHes.Th.537; “τούτοισι προθεῖναι δαῖταHdt.1.207, cf. S.Aj.1294, Ant.775, Ph.274, etc.; “ξείνια στρατῷHdt.7.29:—Med., set before oneself, have set before one, “δαῖταId.1.133, 4.26; “κλίνας καὶ τραπέζαςPlu.2.99e; also προτίθεσθαί τισι ἄριστον cause it to be set before them, Chionid.7.
c. hand over for burial, “τινά τινιS.El.1198, cf. 1487.
2. expose a child, Hdt.1.112; “π. τινὰ ἔρημονS.Ph.268:—Pass., “ θανάτῳ προτεθείςE.Ph.803 (lyr.).
b. Med., c. fut. inf., propose to oneself, intend, “προτεθειμένου κατοικήσειν ἐνταῦθαSyr.D. 13.256 (Seleucia in Pieria, ii B.C.).
6. Med., also, put forth on one's own part, display, show, “εὐλάβειανS.El.1334; “ἀνδραγαθίανTh.3.64; “ἔχθρανId.8.85.
7. Med., θνητοὺς ἐν οἴκτῳ προθέμενος setting before oneself in pity, feeling compassion for, A.Pr.241.
8. advance money, IPE12.32B30,63 (Olbia, iii B.C.); “τὸ διδόμενον ἆθλον ὑπὸ τοῦ δήμου αὐτὸς προέθηκεν ἐκ τοῦ ἰδίουIG12(9).234.18 (Eretria, i B.C.); “τισὶν τῶν πολιτῶν εἰς λύτρα προτιθείςSIG708.15 (Istropolis, ii B.C.).
II. π. νεκρόν lay out a dead body, let it lie in state, Hdt.5.8:—Med., E.Alc.664, Supp.53 (lyr.), Ar.Lys.611, Th.2.34, Lys.12.18, etc.; “ποτήρια χρύσεα προθεῖτοHdt.3.148.
2. set out wares for show or sale, Luc.Nigr.25, al.
3. display a public notice, “τὸ λεύκωμα πρὸ τοῦ ναοῦIG9(2).1109.35 (Coropa, ii B.C.); “ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς τῆς οἰκίας π. ἐν λευκώματιUPZ 106.20 (ii B.C.); “τὸ ὑπογεγραμμένον ἔκθεμαOGI664.4 (Egypt, i A.D.), cf. POxy.2108.8 (Pass., iii A.D.); notify publicly, “τοὺς [προέδρους] προτιθέναι περὶ ὧν δεῖ βουλεύεσθαιIG42(1).68.80 (Epid., iv B.C.); περὶ ὧν . . οἱ ἄρχοντες προτίθεισι Ἀρχ.Δελτ.9 παρ.53 (Eresus), cf. IG 12(2).526a21 (ibid., iv B.C.), 645b35 (Nesus, iv B.C.); τὰς πράξεις (exactions) . . τῶν προτιθεμένων (Pass.) “κατὰ τὰς ἐγγραφάςArist.Pol. 1321b42; call a case for trial by means of a public notice, “τῶν κατ᾽ αὐτοὺς προτεθέντωνUPZ118.18 (ii B.C.); οἱ προτεθέντες ἐπ᾽ ἐμὲ καὶ μὴ ὑπακούσαντες ἴστωσαν ὅτι . . PHamb.29.6 (i A.D.); advertise for sale or other purpose, BGU992 i 7 (Pass., ii B.C.), PLips.64.44 (iv A.D.), etc.; τοῖς συλλημψομένοις ὑμῖν γέρα προτιθέντα advertising rewards to those of you who apprehend (robbers), POxy.1408.16 (iii A.D.).
4. propose, bring forward a thing to be examined and debated, also give an opportunity for debate, voting, “ἐς μέσον σφι π. πρῆγμαHdt.1.206; “π. τὸν λόγονId.8.59; “γνώμας σφίσιν αὐτοῖςTh. 1.139; π. λόγον (sc. εἰς ἐκκλησίαν) Aeschin.2.65; “λόγον περί τινοςX.Mem.4.2.3; γνώμας π. αὖθις Ἀθηναίοις, of the Prytanes, Th.6.14, cf. 3.36; π. τὴν διαγνώμην αὖθις περὶ Μυτιληναίων ib.42, cf. Isoc.8.15; π. βουλὴν εἴτε . . εἴτε . . D.H.6.15; “τὸν ἐπιμήνιον, ἢν μὴ προθῇ, ἑκατὸν στατῆρας ὀφείλεινSIG58.10 (Milet., v B.C.), cf. 141.12 (Corc. Nigra, iv B.C.), 167.13 (Mylasa, iv B.C.), al.; προθεῖναι αὖθις περὶ Μυτιληναίων λέγειν propose a discussion about . ., Th.3.38; “τὸ συμφέρον πόλις προὐτίθει σκοπεῖνD.18.273, etc.; π. αὐτοῖς κρίσιν appoint a trial for them, Lys.27.8; “π. αὐτοῖς ἀγορὰν δικῶνLuc.Bis Acc.4; προέθηκε . . λέγειν τὰ ἑκατέροισι . . κατέργασται has proposed (or initiated) a recital of what each has done, Hdt.9.27: c. dat. pers. et inf., Id.3.38: c. acc. et inf., “π. γνώμην ἀποφαίνεσθαι τὸν βουλόμενονId.8.49:—Med., “ἤν τις προθῆται ψῆφον, ὥστε μὴ εἶναι τὸν νόμον τοῦτονSIG45.33 (Halic., v B.C.):—Pass., οὐ προὐτέθη σφίσι λόγος speech was not allowed them, X.HG1.7.5; “ψῆφος περὶ ἡμῶν ὑπὲρ ἀνδραποδισμοῦ προτεθεῖσαD.19.65.
III. put forward, as one foot before the other, “βραδύπουν ἤλυσιν ἄρθρωνE.Hec.67 (anap.).
2. hold out as a pretext, “αἰτίανS.Aj.1051:—Med., “τὴν συγγένειανPlb. 2.19.1, etc.
2. put before or over, πρόσθεν ὀμμάτων πέπλον π. E.IA1550:— Med., E.IT1218, etc.
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