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ῥᾳστών-η , Ion. ῥῃστώνη , , (ῥᾷστος)
A.easiness of doing anything, Pl.R.460d, Lg. 684d; opp. χαλεπότης, Id.Criti.107c; ῥᾳστώνῃ or μετὰ ῥᾳστώνης with ease, easily, lightly, Id.Epin.991c, Lg.625b; ῥᾳστώνην παρασκευάζειν τινός find an easy way of doing a thing, ib.720c; πολλὴ . γίγνεται, c. inf., one has great ease in doing, Id.Grg.459c; ὄχλῳ ῥᾳστώνην φυγῆς παρέσχον afforded an easy opportunity of escape, Plu.Cam.20; πρὸς τὰς . for the conveniences of getting food, Arist.Pol.1256a26.
II. easiness of temper, good nature, mildness, c. gen. objecti, ἐκ ῥῃστώνης (dub. l.) τῆς Δημοκήδεος from kindness to Democedes, Hdt.3.136; χάριτι καὶ . Plb.38.11.11.
b. luxurious ease, indolence, “τῆς . τὸ τερπνόνTh.1.120; . καὶ ῥαθυμία nonchalance, carelessness, D.10.7, cf. 18.45 (interchanged with ῥαθυμία in Isoc. l.c.).
c. resting-time, season of calm and tranquillity, “ἐν ἀπεριστάτοις . σφάλλεσθαιPlb.6.44.8. [Ῥαιστώνη as name of an Athenian trireme, IG22.1608.52; ῥαιστ- also in Phld.D.3.8.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (25):
    • Demosthenes, Philippic 4, 7
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 45
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 69
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.136
    • Isocrates, Evagoras, 45
    • Lysias, Against Agoratus, 85
    • Lysias, On the Refusal of a Pension, 10
    • Plato, Laws, 625b
    • Plato, Laws, 684d
    • Plato, Laws, 720c
    • Plato, Laws, 779a
    • Plato, Republic, 460d
    • Plato, Statesman, 310c
    • Plato, Symposium, 176b
    • Plato, Gorgias, 459c
    • Plato, Critias, 107c
    • Plato, Epinomis, 991c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 70d
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.8.16
    • Demosthenes, Letters, 3.44
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.14.15
    • Polybius, Histories, 38.11.11
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.44.8
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.120
    • Plutarch, Camillus, 20
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