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πωλ-έω , Ion.impf.
A.πωλέεσκεHdt.1.196: fut. “-ήσωAr.Fr.543, X. Cyr.6.2.38; Dor. 3pl. “πωλησεῦντιIG12(1).3.2 (Rhodes, i A.D.): aor. “ἐπώλησαPlu.Phil.16:—Pass., fut. in med. form “πωλήσεταιEub.74.1: 2 fut. “πεπωλήσεταιAen.Tact.10.19: aor. “ἐπωλήθηνPl.Plt.260d, prob. in IG12.60.10:—sell or offer for sale, opp. ὠνεῖσθαι, Hdt.1.165, 196, etc.; opp. ἀποδίδοσθαι (of the actual sale), X.Smp.8.21, cf. Mem. 2.5.5 (Pass.); μετ᾽ ἀβακίου καὶ τραπεζίου π. ἑαυτόν sell oneself across the counter, Lys.Fr.50: c. gen. pretii, ἐπώλεε ἐς Σάρδις χρημάτων μεγάλων sold at a high price for exportation to Sardis, Hdt.8.105, cf. Ar. l.c.; πωλέω οὐδενὸς χρήματος refuse to sell it at any price, Hdt.3.139; “τὰ ξύμπαντα τούτου ἑνὸς ἂν πωλοῖτοTh.2.60; “τῶν πόνων π. ἁμῖν πάντα τἀγάθ᾽ οἱ θεοίEpich.287; “ἀργυρίου π. τιX.Mem. 1.6.13, etc.; τὰ σφῶν αὐτῶν μικροῦ λήμματος π. D.11.18; ἔρωμαι ὁπόσου πωλεῖ; ask what he wants for it, X.Mem.1.2.36; “π. δὶς πρὸς ἀργύριονThphr.HP9.6.4 (Pass.); “τὴν Ἀσίην πωλῶ πρὸς μύραAP 11.3; “π. τινί τιStratt.13.1, cf. X.Hier.1.13 (Pass.); “τι πρός τιναςHdt.9.80, Pl.Lg.741b; “ὑπὸ κήρυκος π. τὰ κοινάD.51.22: abs., carry on business, trade, “ἐν τῇ πόλειOGI629.83 (Palmyra, ii A.D.); π. πρός τινα deal with one, Ar.Ach.722; π. πάλιν retail, Pl.Plt.260d:— Pass., to be sold or offered for sale, “εἰν ἀγορῇ πωλεύμεναHom.Epigr. 14.5, cf. Berl.Sitzb.1927.160 (Cyrene), Hdt.8.105; of a person, to be sold up, POxy.1477.3 (iii/iv A.D.).
2. π. τέλη let out the taxes, Aeschin.1.119; “μέταλλαArist.Ath.47.2; “ὠνάςSIG284.28 (Erythrae, iv B.C.).
b. sell or farm out offices, priesthoods, etc., [τὰς ἀρχάς] Arist.Ath.62.1; “ἐπὶ τοῖσδε πωλοῦμεν τὴν ἱερωσύνην τοῦ ΔιονύσουSIG 1003.2 (Priene, ii B.C.).
3. sell, i.e. give up, betray, “τὰς γραφάςD. 58.35; “τὰ τῆς πόλεωςId.19.141; “τὰ οἴκοιId.7.17:—Pass., of persons, to be bought and sold, betrayed, Ar.Pax633.
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