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πύστις , εως, , (πυνθάνομαι
A.= πεῦσις, inquiry, τὰς π. ἐρωτῶντες, εἰ . . introducing the questions whether . ., Th.1.5; “κοινὴ . . π. ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ τε καὶ σοῦPl.La.196c.
II. that which is learnt by asking, tidings, news, A.Th.54 (Stob. read πίστις), E.El.690; “π. κατ᾽ ἐσθλὴν ὕδατοςAP6.203 (Laco or Phil.); κατὰ πύστιν χωροίη according as they learnt which way he was gone, Th.1.136; κατὰ π. τοῦ τρέφοντος by information received from the foster-father, D.H.1.81; πύστει τῶν προγενομένων by hearing of what was done before, Th.3.82; “τὰ ὑπὸ πύστιν ἐρχόμεναJ.AJ5.2.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 54
    • Euripides, Electra, 690
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 5.2.3
    • Plato, Laches, 196c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.136
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.5
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.82
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.81
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