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τεχνι?τ-ης , ου, ,
II. one who does or handles a thing by the rules of art, skilled workman, opp. ἄτεχνος, Pl.Sph.219a, cf. Hp.VM4, Arist.Rh.1397b23, Gal.6.155, 18(2).245; opp. ἰδιώτης, Id.6.204; opp. ἔμπειρος, Arist.Metaph.981b31; c. gen. rei, τ. τῶν πολεμικῶν skilled in . . , X.Lac.13.5; also οἱ περὶ τοὺς θεοὺς τ. persons versed in religious practices, Id.Cyr.8.3.11; ἄνθρωπος τ. λόγων, as a sneer, Aeschin.1.170; οἱ Διονυσιακοὶ τ. or οἱ περὶ τὸν Διόνυσον τ., theatrical artists, musicians as well as actors, D. 19.192 (where τ. alone), Arist.Rh.1405a24, Pr.956b11, SIG399.12 (Amphict. Delph., iii B.C.), CIG2619, al. (Cyprus), OGI50 (Egypt, iii B.C.), Plb.16.21.8, Posidon.36 J., etc.; so perh. in οἷος τ. παραπόλλυμαι, = Lat.qualis artifex pereo (Nero's last words), D.C.63.29.
III. trickster, intriguer, Luc.DMort.13.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 170
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 192
    • New Testament, Acts, 19.24
    • New Testament, Hebrews, 11.10
    • Plato, Sophist, 219a
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.3.11
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 2.7.4
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 13.5
    • Xenophon, Economics, 6.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.21.8
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 4
    • Lucian, Dialogi mortuorum, 13.5
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 63.29
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