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γρα^φ-ή , ,
A.representation by means of lines: hence,
I. drawing, delineation, Hdt.4.36; κατὰ γραφήν in outline, cj. in Pl.Smp.193a; also of painting, “γραφῇ κοσμέεινHdt.3.24; “εἰκὼν γραφῇ εἰκασμένηId.2.182; the art of drawing or painting, Pl.Plt.277c, Ti.19b.
3. γ. παρειῶν painting, rouging the cheeks, Id.Ep.22.
II. writing or the art of writing, Pl.Phdr.274b, etc.: pl., αἱ γ. τῶν δικῶν the registration of . . , Arist.Pol.1321b36; γραφαὶ περὶ συμμαχίας, of treaties, ib.1280a40.
2. that which is written, writing, S.Tr.683, Agatho 4: hence, of various written documents, letter, Th.1.129: also in pl., E.IT735; ψευδεῖς γ. spurious documents, ap.D.18.55 (but in E.Hipp.1311 false statements); of published writings, τῶνφιλοσόφωνPhld.Ir.p.73 W., cf. D.H.Orat.Vett.4; ἐν τῇ πρώτῃ γ. in the first book, Epicur.Nat.Herc.1431.16; written law, Pl.Lg.934c; contract, PAmh.2.43.13 (ii B. C.): pl., copies of judgements delivered in court, IG12(2).526d8 (Eresos).
b. catalogue, list, return, “ἱερῶνPTeb.88.2 (ii B. C.); “τοῦ κατ᾽ ἄνδραOGI179.21 (Egypt, i B. C.); “τὰς κατ᾽ ἄνδρα γραφάςPTeb.27.7 (ii B. C.), etc.; price-list, D.S.1.91.
c. inscription, Th.1.134, IG12(5).679 (Syros), Epigr.Gr. 347 (Cios), D.C.37.21.
d. MS. reading, Str.1.2.25, Gal.15.430, Sens.9.29, Phdr.p.154A., etc.
3. the Holy Scripture, Aristeas155, 2 Ep.Pet.1.20: pl., Ph.1.18, J.Ap.2.4, Ev.Matt.21.42, al.: also in sg., of a particular passage, Act.Ap.8.32, al.
4. γ. φαρμάκου medical prescription, Gal.12.293, 13.638, 15.918.
5. record-office, archive, IG11(2).203B101 (Delos, iii B. C.).
III. (γράφομαι) as law-term,
1. bill of indictment in a public prosecution, “λέγε, τὴν γ. αὐτὴν λαβώνD.18.53.
3. generally, an ordinary public action, opp. to special forms (such as εἰσαγγελία, εὔθυναι, etc.), “γραφάς, εὐθύνας, εἰσαγγελίας, πάντα ταῦτ᾽ ἐπαγόντων μοιD.18.249, cf. X.Ath.3.2, Lys.16.12.
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