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τι^θα?́σ-ιον , τό,
A.f.l. for τιθασεία, Thphr.HP3.2.2 codd. τι^θα^σ-ός , όν, tamed, domesticated; esp. of animals, tame, domestic, “χήνS.Fr.866, cf. Epicr.3.24; opp. ἄγριος, Pl.Plt.264a; πάντων τιθασσότατον (sic codd., v. ad fin.) “καὶ ἡμερώτατον τῶν ἀγρίων ἐλέφαςArist.HA630b18; of persons, tractable, docile, AP5.177 (Mel.), Plu.2.51f, al.; of plants, cultivated, reared in gardens, Id.Cor.3. Adv., -σῶς πρὸς ἡμᾶς σχεῖν to be reclaimed, Pl. Ti.77a; “τ. ἔχειν πρὸς τοὺς ἀνθρώπουςArist.HA608b31; ἐπιτιμᾶν τινι cj. in Ph.1.676.
2. metaph., domestic, intestine, “Ἄρης τιθασὸς ὤνA. Eu.356 (lyr.). (The spelling with single ς is found in the best codd., e.g. BT of Pl.Plt.l.c., and papyri (PCair.Zen.75.5 (iii B.C.), Phld. Lib.p.40 O., and the Philo papyrus), and corroborated by the short quantity of the second syllable in verse; the form τιθασσός τιθασσεύω etc.) is freq. in medieval codd., as of Arist., Porph.Gaur. 4.4, 4.8, al., Chor.p.96 B., cf. Sup. “τιθασσότατοςArist. supr. cit., but should be rejected.)
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 356
    • Plato, Statesman, 264a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 77a
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 866
    • Plutarch, Caius Marcius Coriolanus, 3
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