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ἄτοπ-ος , ον,
A.out of place, out of the way: hence,
1. unwonted, extraordinary, of symptoms, Hp.Aph.4.52: Comp., ibid.; “. ἁδονάE.IT842 (lyr.), cf. Arist.EN1149a15; “ὄρνιςAr.Av.276; “πόθοςId.Ec.956.
3. unnatural, disgusting, foul,πνεῦμαTh. 2.49; monstrous,ἀτοπώτατον πρᾶγμα ἐξευρώνLys.3.7; later, wicked, wrong, LXX Jb.27.6, Ev.Luc.23.41; of persons, opp. χρηστός, Phld. Sign.1; of things, bad, harmful, Act.Ap.28.6. Adv. -πως in an unfavourable position, κεῖσθαι, of planets, Vett. Val.63.12.
4. Adv. -πως marvellously or absurdly, Th.7.30, Pl.Phd.95b, al., Arist.EN 1136a12, etc.; . καθίζων, = ἀνυπόπτως, Eup.180.
II. non-spatial,τῆς ἰδέας μενούσης ἐν ἀτόπψ αὐτὸ τόπους γεννῆσανPlot.6.5.8. Adv. -πως non-spatially, opp. τοπικῶς, Porph.Sent.33.
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    • Andocides, Against Alcibiades, 34
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 276
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 956
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1149a.15
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 1, 26
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 308
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 842
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 149
    • Lysias, Against Simon, 7
    • New Testament, Luke, 23.41
    • Plato, Republic, 493c
    • Plato, Phaedo, 95b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 175a
    • Plato, Philebus, 49a
    • Plato, Gorgias, 521d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.49
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.30
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.38
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.52
    • Old Testament, Job, 27.6
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 3.55
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