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συμπόσι-ον , τό,
A.drinking-party, symposium, Thgn. 298,496, Phoc.11, Alc.Supp.23.3, Pi.N.9.48, al., Hdt.2.78, X.Cyr.8.8.10, etc.; ς. κατασκευάσαι, φίλοις παρασχεῖν, συνάγειν, Pl.R.363c, Plu.2.198b, Ath.5.186c, etc.; “παιδαγωγεῖνPl.Lg.641b.--Pl., X., and Plu. wrote dialogues under this name.
II. the party itself, the guests, LXX 3 Ma.5.36, Plu.2.157d, 704d; ἀνακλιθῆναι . . συμπόσια συμπόσια in groups, Ev.Marc.6.39.
III. the room in which such parties were given, “τοῦ ς. στέγηCallix.2, cf. BGU1793.11 (i B.C.); σαίρειν τὸ ς. Luc.D Deor.24.1, etc.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.78
    • Plato, Laws, 641b
    • Plato, Republic, 363c
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.8.10
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