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ὑπεύθυ_νος , ον,
A.liable to give account for one's administration of an office, responsible, . ἀρχή, opp.μουναρχίη, Hdt.3.80; “τραχὺς μόναρχος, οὐδ᾽ . κρατεῖA.Pr.326, cf. Ch.715; “οὐχ ὑπεύθυνος πόλειId.Pers.213; . τὴν παραίνεσιν ἔχοντας πρὸς ἀνεύθυνον τὴν ὑμετέραν ἀκρόασιν we who advise are responsible, while you who hear are irresponsible, Th. 3.43; οἱ ., at Athens, magistrates who, on quitting office, had to give an account of their administration to examiners (εὔθυνοι) and (if they had handled public funds) to auditors (λογισταί), Ar.Eq. 259, V.102, Antipho 6.43, etc.; “ὁπόσοι ἄρχοντες ἐν μιᾷ πόλει γεγένηνται, . εἰσινAnd.4.30; ἄνδρες λογισταὶ τῶν . χορῶν, addressed to the spectators, who were 'auditors' and judges of the performance, Eup.223.
2. c. gen., under liability for, answerable for, . ἑτέρας ἀρχῆς Jusj. ap. D.24.150; “προκλήσεωςId.45.43; of slaves, σῶμα . ἀδικημάτων their body is liable for their misdeeds, i.e. they must pay for them with their body, Id.22.55; τῆς ἀγνοίας . held responsible for it, Id.18.196; “τῆς φωνῆςLuc.Salt.27.
3. c. dat., . κινδύνῳ, . τιμωρίᾳ, Lycurg.129,148, cf. BCH17.242 (Phrygia): c. dat. pers., responsible to another, dependent on him, “. ὢν οὐδενίD.18.235; διδόναι ἑαυτὸν . τῇ τύχῃ, etc., ib.189, cf. Aeschin.2.170; “τῇ γνώμῃ τῶν πολλῶνPhld.Ind.Sto.21.
II. Adv. “-νωςPoll.3.139.
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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 715
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 326
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    • Andocides, Against Alcibiades, 30
    • Antiphon, On the Choreutes, 43
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 259
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    • Demosthenes, Against Androtion, 55
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    • Demosthenes, Against Stephanus 1, 43
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.80
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 148
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 129
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.43
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 27
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