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ἱστορ-ία , Ion. -ιη, ,
A.inquiry, “ἱστορίῃσι εἰδέναι τι παρά τινοςHdt.2.118, cf. 119; “ περὶ φύσεως .Pl.Phd.96a; “αἱ περὶ τῶν ζῴων .Arist.Resp.477a7,al.; “ . περὶ τὰ ζῷαId.PA674b16; ζωικὴ . ib.668b30; περὶ φυτῶν ., title of work by Theophrastus; systematic or scientific observation, Epicur.Ep.1p.29U.: abs., of science generally, “ὄλβιος ὅστις τῆς . ἔσχε μάθησινE.Fr.910 (anap.); of geometry, Pythag. ap. lamb.VP18.89: in empirical medicine, body of recorded cases, Gal.1.144; mythology, “Ἡσίοδον πάσης ἤρανον ἱστορίηςHermesian.7.22.
2. knowledge so obtained, information, Hdt.1 Praef., Hp.VM20; “ὄψις ἐμὴ καὶ γνώμη καὶ .Hdt.2.99; πρὸς ἱστορίαν τῶν κοινῶν for the knowledge of . . , D.18.144; “ τῆς ψυχῆς An.402a4.
II. written account of one's inquiries, narrative, history, prob. in this sense in Hdt.7.96; “αἱ τῶν περὶ τὰς πράξεις γραφόντων .Arist.Rh.1360a37, Po.1451b3, Plb.1.57.5, al.; “ἐκ τῶν ἱστοριῶν καὶ ἐκ τῶν ἄλλων μαρτυριῶνOGI13.12 (iii B.C.); “αἱ Μαιανδρίου .Inscr.Prien.37.105; κοινὴ . general history, D.H.1.2; . Ἑλληνική, Ῥωμαϊκή, Plu.2.119d; restricted by some to contemporary history, Lat. rerum cognitio praesentium, Verr.Flacc. ap. Gell.5.18: generally, story, account, Call.Aet.3.1.7.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1451b.3
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 144
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.118
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.99
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.96
    • Plato, Phaedo, 96a
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.57.5
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 20
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.2
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