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σεβαστός , ή, όν,
A.venerable, reverend, august, “πρᾶγμαD.H.2.75; θεοί, prob. of deified Emperors, IG7.2233 (Thisbe), cf. SIG820.6 (Ephesus, i A.D.).
II. = Lat. Augustus, Str.3.3.8, 12.8.16, Act.Ap.25.21, Paus.3.11.4, Hdn.2.10.9, etc.; “Καίσαρος Σ. θεοῦLuc. Macr.21, cf. 17; ἐπὶ τοῦ πρώτου Σ. in the time of the first Emperor, Id.Laps.18; “κατὰ τὸν Σ. μάλισταId.Salt.34, etc.; fem. Σεβαστή, = Augusta, Wilcken Chr.14 ii 7 (i A.D.), etc., cf.Σεβαστιάς; joined with Αὔγουστος, -ούστη, CIG3770 (Nicomedia).
2. name of month, Augustus, in Egyptian calendars,= Thoth, Yale Classical Studies 2.242; in Phrygia and elsewhere, IGRom.4.536, etc.
3. σεβαστή, (sc. ἡμέρα), the Emperor's day, the day on which his birthday or accession day was celebrated every month, OGI658 (Egypt, i B.C.), POxy.288.32 (i A.D.), PMich.Teb.123r iv 30 (i A.D.), etc.
4. Σεβαστά, τά,= “Σεβαστεῖα11, CIG2810b.13 (p.1112) (Aphrodisias), cf. IG 3.129, 14.748, SIG1065.5 (Cos, i A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • New Testament, Acts, 25.21
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.11.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 3.3.8
    • Strabo, Geography, 12.8.16
    • Lucian, Macrobii, 17
    • Lucian, Macrobii, 21
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 34
    • Lucian, Pro lapsu inter salutandum, 18
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.75
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