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pĕrĭŏdus (pĕrĭhŏdus , Fest. p. 217 Müll.), i, f., = περίοδος.
I. A complete sentence, a period: in toto circuitu illo orationis, quem Graeci περίοδον, nos tum ambitum, tum circuitum, tum comprehensionem, aut continuationem, aut circumscriptionem dicimus, Cic. Or. 61, 204; cf. id. Brut. 8, 34; 44, 162; Quint. 9, 4, 14; Plin. Ep. 5, 20, 4.—
II. The circuit of the four Grecian games (the Pythian, Isthmian, Nemean, and Olympian): “in gymnicis certaminibus periodon vicisse dicitur, qui Pythia, Isthmia, Nemea, Olympia vicit, a circumitu eorum spectaculorum,Fest. p. 217 Müll.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 5.20.4
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 9, 4.14
    • Cicero, Brutus, 8.34
    • Cicero, Orator, 61.204
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