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σύνταγμα , ατος, τό,
A.that which is put together in order:
1. body of troops drawn up in order, τὸ ς. τῶν συμμάχων their contingent, X. HG3.4.2, cf. 5.2.20; ς. ἱππέων corps of cavalry, Plb.9.3.9; τὸ ς. τῶν πεζῶν, = Lat. cohors, Id.11.23.1: metaph., τὸ ς. τῶν οἰμωξομένων the whole army of them, Luc.Tim.58.
b. double τάξις or battalion, Ascl.Tact.2.8.
2. the constitution of a state, ς. πολιτείας a form of constitution, Isoc.7.28, 12.151; τὸ Λακωνικὸν κατάστημα καὶ ς. Plb. 6.50.2; ς. τῆς πολιτείας τρία three classes or orders of men in the state, D.S.1.74.
3. arrangement of musical notes, scale or mode, “συντάγματα τὰ μὲν Δώρια τὰ δὲ Φρύγια καλοῦσινArist.Pol.1290a22; μουσικῷ ς. CIG2722 (Stratonicea).
4. treatise, work, book, D.S. 1.3, Plu.2.1036c, Gal.15.490, etc.; body of doctrine, Plu.Num.22 (pl.).
6. = σύνταξις 11.2, μάχαι αἱ κατὰ ς. battles by arrangement, i.e. matches, Ephor. 149J.
7. a word in a grammatical construction, syntactical element, A.D.Adv.122.17.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 95
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 151
    • Isocrates, Areopagiticus, 28
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.4.2
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 5.2.20
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.23.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.50.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.3.9
    • Plutarch, Numa, 22
    • Lucian, Timon, 58
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.3
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.74
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