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στεφα^νήφορ-ος (parox.), ον,
A.wearing a crown or wreath, “θίασοιE.Ba.531 (lyr.); χοροί prob. in B.18.51; “ἵπποιTheoc. 16.47; ς. ἀγών,= στεφανίτης, a contest in which the prize was a crown, Hdt.5.102, And.4.2; hence “Ἀλφειέ, Διὸς ς. ὕδωρAP9.362; “ς. ὧραιScol.3; “νίκηAPl.4.62.
II. στεφανηφόρος, , title of certain magistrates in Greek states who had the right of wearing crowns when in office, as the Archons at Athens, “ς. ἀρχήAeschin.1.19; compared with the Roman flamen by D.H.2.64, cf. Ath.5.215b, 12.533e; freq. in Inscrr., “Φοίβου ς. ἱρεύςIG14.1020 (Rome), cf. CIG 2671, al. (Iasus), SIG169.2, al. (ibid., iv B.C.), OGI213.35 (Milet., iv/iii B.C.), al.; and of women, IG12(8).526.7 (Thasos); ἄρχων τὴν ς. ἀρχήν ib. 12(5).821.6 (Tenos, ii B.C.); “στεφανηφόρος Κλεοπάτρας θεᾶςPRein.10.6 (ii B.C.); “ς. ἐξηγητείαPRyl.77.34 (ii A.D.).
III. δραχμαὶ Στεφανηφόρου, i.e. officially minted, the Athenian mint being attached to a temple of the hero Σ., IG22.1013.31, 1028.30 (ii B.C.), cf. Antipho Frr.36, 44: also δραχμὰς στεφανηφόρους with a wreath on the reverse, JHS54.142 (Delos, ii B.C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 19
    • Andocides, Against Alcibiades, 2
    • Bacchylides, Dithyrambs, 18.51
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 531
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.102
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.64
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