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σημεία , ,
A.military standard, Plb.2.32.6, LXXIs.30.17, Mon.Anc. 15.23, 16.3.
b. = Lat. vexillum, as a decoration, OGI560.13 (Tlos, i A.D.).
2. a body of troops under one standard, the Roman manipulus, UPZ14.23, al. (ii B.C.), Sammelb.1436.10 (ii B.C.), Plb.1.33.9, 3.113.3, 6.24.5, etc.; cf. “σημεῖον1.4b.
II. image of Emperor on standard, J.BJ2.9.2.
III. = σῆμα 5 (on shield), Sch.Ar.Ra. 963.
IV. = σημεῖον, διαξέσας σημείας (on stone) IG7.3073.138 (Lebadea). (The spellings σημεία as in IGl.c., UPZ18.5 (ii B.C.), and good Mss. of Plb. (v. vol.4p.xxi B.-W.), D.H.8.64, 9.13, al., D.S.20.90, and σημέα as in UPZ14.23, Sammelb. l.c., Mon.Anc., Abh.Berl.Akad.1932 (5).41 (Pergam., ii A.D.), are prob. the only early spellings: σημαία which is found in Plu.Fab.12 and as v.l. in Plb., D.H.8.65, al., is prob. f.l. for σημέα.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 963
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 2.9.2
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 5
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 30.17
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.33.9
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.32.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.113.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.24.5
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 12
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.90
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.64
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.65
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.13
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