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στα^θερ-ός , ά, Ion. ή, όν,
A.standing fast, firm, fixed, γαῖα, opp. ἄστατος, Opp.C.2.412; of the sea, calm, still, “ς. χεῦμαA.Fr.276; “βύθοςD.H.1.71; σταθερῆς (sc. θαλάσσης) AP10.17 (Antiphil.), cf. 7.393 (Diocl., dub. sens.), Poll.1.106; ς. ὕδωρ stagnant, App.Pun.99; ς. μέλαν, of ink, AP6.66 (Paul. Sil.).
2. ς. μεσημβρία high noon, when the sun as it were stands still in the meridian, Pl.Phdr.242a; ς. ἦμαρ mid-day, A.R.1.450; “νυκτὸς τὸ-ώτατονEun.VS p.485 B.; θέρος ς. mid-summer, Antim.95.
4. metaph., “ς. κάλυξ ἥβηςAr.Fr.467; “ς. ἡλικίαJ.BJ3.1.3; “ ἀρετὴ ς. τιAP10.74 (Paul. Sil.); “σαοφροσύνηIG3.776; ς. βάδισμα, βλέμμα, Ph.2.267, 26; “ἀνάληψιςId.1.179 (Sup.); of speech, calm, deliberate, τὸ βραδὺ καὶ ς. D.H.Comp.23.
5. not used, properly, of persons, Phryn.189, Thom.Mag.p.110 R., but v. EM277.49.
6. Adv. -ρῶς constantly, Cratin.206; firmly, Procl. Inst.156. Adv. Comp., “-ώτερον νοῦς ἵδρυτοPh.1.372.
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    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 3.1.3
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 242a
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.450
    • Plutarch, Dion, 38
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.71
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 23
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 12.22
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