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στῖφος , εος, τό,
A.body of men in close array, A.Pers.20 (anap.), Hdt. 9.57; νεῶν στῖφος the close array of ships, A.Pers.366; “ς. ποιήσασθαιHdt.9.70; νεανιῶν ς. Ar.Eq.852, cf. Pax564, Th.8.92, X.Cyr.1.4.19, etc.: pl., masses, groups, Plb.2.68.4, Ph.1.445: metaph., ἁμαρτημάτων ib.322.
2. = two ἐπιξεναγίαι of light-armed, or 4096 men, Ascl.Tact.6.3, Ael.Tact.16.3, Arr.Tact.14.5.
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    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.92
    • Arrian, Tactica, 14.5
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