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συμβολ-ή , ,
A.coming together, meeting, joining, “συμβολὰς τριῶν κελεύθωνA.Fr.173,cf.X.HG7.1.29; confluence of two rivers, IG9(2).205.12 (Melitea, iii B.C.), D.S.17.97, Arr.An.6.4.4, IG14.352 i 17, ii 49 (Halaesa), etc.; “συμβολὴ τῶν ὀπτικῶν νεύρωνGal.UP10.13; putting together, “τῶν κώλωνSor.1.103 (prob.); τῶν χειλῶν συμβολαί, opp. τῆς γλώσσης προσβολαί, of the pronunciation of labial and lingual letters, Arist.PA660a6; ς. φωνηέντων meeting of vowels in compound words, D.H.Dem.40, cf. Phld.Po.Herc.994.28; εἰς φωνήεντα τελευτᾶν ταῖς ς. Arist.Rh.Al.1434b35.
2. in concrete sense, joint, juncture, [τοῦ ζωστῆρος] Hdt.4.10; [τῶν ἀξόνων] X.Eq.10.10; of an alchemical apparatus, Zos.Alch.p.139 B.; τῶν ὀστέων, of the joints, Hp.Art.79, cf. Pl.Phd.98d, Gal.2.683, UP3.16, 16.10; “πρὸς τοῦ ἰσχίουHp.Epid.5.7; suture of the skull, Poll.2.36.
3. twisting, plaiting, “τοπείωνIG22.1672.311; “νεύρωνArist. Aud.802b16.
4. point of contact, Arched.Stoic.3.263; bond of union, “τοῦ χωρίου καὶ τῆς γνώμηςAret.SD1.6.
2. marriage-contract, Vett.Val.40.10 (pl.).
IV. pl., contributions made to provide a common meal, συμβολὰς πράττεσθαι make people pay their share of the reckoning, Ar.Ach.1211, Eub.72; τὰς ξ. κατατιθέναι, καταβάλλειν, pay one's shot, Antiph.26.8, Diod. Com.2.13; ς. φέρειν, εἰσφέρειν, Alex.143, Hegesand.31 (sg.); “πίνειν ἀπὸ συμβολῶνAlex.97, cf. Diph.43.28.
b. the meal or entertain ment itself, picnic, X.Smp.1.16.
2. contribution, subscription to the expenses of a festival, etc., IG12(7).22.28 (Arcesine, iii B.C.), PTeb.112.26 (ii B.C.), etc.; διὰ τὸ μὴ πεσεῖν πάσας τὰς ς. because the subscriptions had not all been paid, PCair.Zen.341 (a).19 (iii B.C.), cf. PPetr.3p.325 (iii B.C.), UPZ98.139 (ii B.C.): metaph., “συμβολὰς διδόναι τῇ πολιτείᾳPlu.Agis 9, cf.Arat.11; “εἰς τὸν πόλεμον ς. παρασχέσθαιId.Comp.Dion.Brut.1.
V. metaph., cooperation, dub. in Phld.D.1.22.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 350
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 11.3
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.97
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.74
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.110
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    • Plato, Phaedo, 98d
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    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 79
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    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 81
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 7.1
    • Arrian, Anabasis, 6.4.4
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