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χρημα^τ-ισμός , ,
A.negotiation, giving audience to ambassadors, Plb.28.16.10 (pl.); ἐποιεῖτο τὸν χ. καὶ τοὺς λόγους ib.16.4, cf. Vett.Val.63.20(pl.).
2. decree or ordinance, made by a sovereign or some public authority, D.S.1.64,70 (but χ. στρατηγῶν business introduced by the generals, Decr.Del. ap. J.AJ14.10.14); decision on a case or petition, UPZ25.2 (ii B. C.), OGI139.18(pl., Philae, ii B. C.), etc.
3. administration of justice by χρηματισταί, PCair.Zen.513 (iii B. C.).
4. any public instrument or document, D.S.14.13, Supp.Epigr.3.367.34 (Lebad., ii B.C.), LXX 2 Ma.11.17; public records, PEnteux.22.9 (iii B. C.), PPar.65.15 (ii B. C.), Chron.Lind.A.7 (pl.), Supp.Epigr.3.674.32 (Rhodes, ii B. C.).
b. generally, deed, legal instrument, Arch.Pap.4.130iii 41 (ii A. D.), etc.; δημόσιος χ. notarial instrument, Mitteis Chr.200.9 (iii A. D.), etc.: pl., ib.192.35 (Edict of Mettius Rufus, i A. D.); τῶν δούλων τοὺς χ. the title-deeds referring to the slaves, PUniv.Giss.20.8 (ii A. D.).
5. oracular response, divine injunction or warning, LXX 2.Ma.2.4, Ep.Rom.11.4, Artem.1.2, Vett.Val.1.7, PMag.Par.1.2206.
III. later, appellation, title, designation, SIG739.2 (Delph., i B. C.), D.L.1.48 (pl.); use of a name or designation, Arch.Pap.4.122v7 (ii A. D.); simply, name, Dosith.p.382K.
IV. 'affair', χ. εὔχρηστος (of σπάργανα) Sor.1.111 (sed leg. σχημ-.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (16):
    • Demosthenes, Against Midias, 167
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.13
    • Isocrates, Nicocles or the Cyprians, 50
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 14.10.14
    • Old Testament, Malachi, 2.4
    • Plato, Laws, 741e
    • Plato, Laws, 743d
    • Plato, Laws, 949e
    • Plato, Republic, 465c
    • Plato, Republic, 357c
    • Plato, Apology, 36b
    • Polybius, Histories, 16.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 28.16.10
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 11.17
    • New Testament, Romans, 11.4
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.64
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