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στέφω , Od.8.170, S.Ant.431, Hyp.Fr.103: impf.
A.ἔστεφονIl.18.205, A.Th.50; “στέφονHes.Op.75: fut. “στέψωS.Aj.93, E.Tr.576 (anap.): aor. “ἔστεψαPl.Phd.58c:—Med., fut. “στέψομαιAth.15.676d: aor. “ἐστεψάμηνAP9.363.3 (Mel.), D.H.Rh.1.6, etc., (ἐπ-) Il. 1.470:—Pass., fut. “στεφθήσομαιGal.Protr.13: aor. “ἐστέφθηνE.Hel. 1360 (lyr.): pf. “ἔστεμμαιA.Supp.345, Pl.Phd.58a, etc.; Ion. pf. part. “ἐστεθμένοςSchwyzer 725 (Milet., vi B.C.), cf. στέθματα.—στεφανόω is more freq., esp. in Prose:—put round, “ἀμφὶ δέ οἱ κεφαλῇ νέφος ἔστεφε δῖα θεάωνIl.18.205; “ἀλλὰ θεὸς μορφὴν ἔπεσι στέφειOd.8.170; μνημεῖα πρὸς ἅρμ᾽ Ἀδράστου χερσὶν ἔστεφον hung them round it, A.Th. 50; λάφυρα δαΐων . . ἁγνοῖς δόμοις στέψω πρὸ ναῶν ib.279:—Med., put round one's head, “ποίηνAP9.363 (Mel.); σκόροδα prob. in Ath.15.676d; “κύκλους ἐλαίηςOrph.A.325; “ἰούλουςAnacreont.42.10.
2. wreathe a bowl or cup with leaves, Alex.119.6, cf. Ar.Fr.380; “γυλλὸς ἐστεμμένοςSIG57.26 (Milet., v B.C.); γυλλοὶ ἐστεθμένοι Schwyzer l.c.
III. Pass., στέφανον τὸν ἐκ τῆς βύβλου στεφόμενον twined of papyrus, Ath.15.676d codd.:—Act., στέφουσα, title of a statue by Praxiteles, v.l. for στεφανοῦσα in Plin. HN34.70. (“τὸ στέφειν πλήρωσίν τινα σημαίνειArist.Fr.101 (arguing from Hom.); cf. ἐπιστέφω, ἐπιστεφής; the orig. sense and etym. are doubtful.)
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