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τυ^ρανν-εύω and τυ^ρανν-έω , the former always in Hdt. (v. infr.) and found in Alc.Supp.28.12 (prob.); both in Trag. and Com., as the metre required, cf. S.OT408 with OC449; E.Med.967, Ph.560 with Hel.786; Ar.Av.483 (anap.) with Lys.631 (troch.), Fr.357; and X. used both, cf. Cyr.1.1.1 with HG 4.4.6; Pl. has -έω in Lg.693a, R.580c, al., -εύω in Men.76b, more freq. in aor.: fut.
A.-εύσωE.El.877 (lyr.), Ar.Lys. l.c., -ήσω first in Plu.2.403c, App.BC2.139: aor. “ἐτυράννευσαSol.33.6, Hdt. 1.14, Th.6.55,59, Pl.R.576c, Grg.473d, Phdr.238b, etc., “-ησαE.HF29, X.HG2.2.24: pf. “τετυράννευκαIsoc.8.113, -ηκα first in Plb.2.59.1:—Pass., fut. “-ηθήσομαιSopat. in Rh.8.335 W.; but Med. τυραννήσομαι in pass. sense, D.20.161: aor. “ἐτυραννεύθηνTh.1.18, Pl. (v. infr.), “-ήθηνD.H.4.82, Str.8.6.25:—to be a monarch, absolute ruler, and in aor. to become such, Hdt.1.14, 5.92. έ, Th.6.55, etc.; “ὡς χρὴ τυραννεῖν, Ἰσοκράτους ἠκούσατεIsoc.3.11; “τυραννεύσασα ἐπιθυμίαPl.Phdr.238b: in Poets, to be a prince or princess, E.Med.967.
2. c. gen., to be ruler of a people or place, “τ. ἈθηνῶνSol.33.6; Σαρδίων, Μιλήτου, Ἀθηναίων, Μήδων, Hdt.1.15, 20, 59, 73; χθονός, γαίας, S.OC449, E.El.877 (lyr.), etc.; “τῶν κακιόνωνId.Fr.1048.6; “ΣάμουTh.1.13; τᾶς πόλιος (sc. Eresus) IG12(2).526d20 (iv B. C.): metaph., [“Κύπρις] Διὸς τυραννεῖ πλευμόνωνS.Fr.941.15.
II. to be of a tyrannical disposition, be imperious, Id.Alc. 1.135a, Men.76b.
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