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πεῖραρ (also πεῖρας , v. infr. 1.5), α^τος, τό, Ep., Ion., and Lyr. form of πέρας,
3. achievement, execution, mode or means of execution, “ παιδὶ ἑκάστου πείρατ᾽ ἔειπεIl.23.350 ; “πείρατ᾽ ἀέθλων δείκνυενPi. P.4.220 ; εἰ δέ τις ἀνδρῶν ἡμετέρης τέχνης πείρατά φησιν ἔχειν says he possesses the secret ( = power of execution) of my art, Zeuxisin PLG2.318, cf. IG 3.399 ; νίκης πείρατ᾽ ἔχονται ἐν ἀθανάτοισι θεοῖσι the achievement of victory is dependent on the gods, Il. 7.102 ; “νίκης ἐν θεοῖσι πείραταArchil. 55.
4. final decision, verdict, “ἐπὶ ἴστορι πεῖραρ ἑλέσθαιIl.18.501.
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