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σκι^α_γρα^φ-ία , ,
A.painting with the shadows (cf. σκιαγραφέω), so as to produce an illusion of solidity at a distance, scene-painting, “ς. ἀσαφεῖ καὶ ἀπατηλῷ χρώμεθαPl.Criti.107d; “σκιαγραφίαν ἀρετῆς περιγραπτέονId.R.365c, cf. 602d, Phd.69b, Numen. ap. Eus.PE14.5, 26; ς. καὶ τὰ ἐνύπνια, compared as being both illusory, Arist. Metaph.1024b23; δημηγορικὴ λέξις ἔοικε τῇ ς., i.e. in being calculated for effect, Id.Rh.1414a8, cf. D.C.52.7.
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    • Plato, Republic, 365c
    • Plato, Republic, 602d
    • Plato, Phaedo, 69b
    • Plato, Critias, 107d
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 52.7
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