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παράλληλος , ον,
A.beside one another, side by side, αἱ π. (sc. γραμμαί) parallel lines, Arist.APr.65a4, APo.77b22, cf. Mech. 856b28 ; π. κύκλοι the five zones, D.L.7.155, Nonn.D.38.258 ; π. κύκλος parallel of latitude, Hipparch.2.2.26, al., Cleom.1.2, etc.: without κύκλος, διὰ τοῦ Βορυσθένους π. Str.1.4.4, al.; οἱ βίοι οἱ π. the parallel lives of Plutarch, Plu.Thes.1, cf. Pel.2, etc.; ἐκ παραλλήλου parallelwise, Id.Comp.Ag.Gracch.1.
2. ἐν παραλλήλοις κεῖσθαι, of words used pleonastically, A.D.Adv.140.13 ; “ἐκ παραλλήλου εἰρηκέναιAlex.Aphr. in Metaph. 331.1, cf. EN65.30, 104.1. Adv. “-λως, τίθεσθαιA.D.Synt.247.17 ; but π. χρώμενοι τοῖς ὀνόμασιν using the forms (Ζῆνα, Δία) indifferently, Arist.Mu.401a14.
3. c. dat., parallel to or with, “χάραξ π. τῷ τείχειPlb.8.32.3, etc.; “ Ῥῆνος π. ὢν τῇ ΠυρήνῃStr.4.1.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.4.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.1.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.32.3
    • Plutarch, Pelopidas, 2
    • Plutarch, Theseus, 1
    • Plutarch, Comparison of Agis and Cleomenes and the Gracchi, 1
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