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ἐπίγραμμ-α , ατος, τό,
A.inscription, E.Tr.1191; esp. of the name of the maker on a work of art, or of the dedicator on an offering, Hdt. 5.59, 7.228, Th.6.54,59.
b.. sepulchral inscription in verse, epitaph, IG14.1746, etc.
c.. commemorative inscription, D.20.112: hence, = ἐπιγραφή 1.4, App.Pun.94.
2.. short poem, usu. in elegiac verse, epigram, Hieronym.Rhod. ap. Ath.13.604f, Callistr. ap. eund. 3.125c, etc.
3.. title of a work, Alex.135.4,10, D.H.Rh.8.8, Gal. 6.372, etc.; of a picture, Ael.VH9.11.
4.. written estimate or demand of damages, D.38.2; title or label of a criminal charge, Arist.Rh.1374a1.
5.. mark branded on a slave's forehead, Herod. 5.79.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Demosthenes, Olynthiac 1, 4
    • Demosthenes, Against Leptines, 112
    • Demosthenes, Against Nausimachus and Xenopeithes, 2
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 1191
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.59
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.228
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.54
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 9.11
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