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σταθμός 1 στῆναι

I.a standing place for animals, Lat. stabulum, a stable, fold, Il.: a stye, Od.: of men, a dwelling, abode, Hes., Soph.
2.quarters, lodgings for travellers or soldiers, Lat. statio, Xen. Persia, σταθμοί were stations on the royal road, where the king rested, Hdt.: hence a day's journey, day's march, averaging about 5 parasangs or 15 miles, id=Hdt., Xen. Lat. statio, a station for ships, Eur. upright post, the bearing pillar of the roof, Od.: a door-post, esp. in pl., Hom., attic
III.the balance, Ar., Il.; ἱστᾶν σταθμῷ τι πρός τι to weigh one thing against another, Hdt.
2.weight, σταθμὸν ἔχειν τάλαντον to weigh a talent, id=Hdt.; absol. in acc., ἴσα σταθμόν equal in weight, id=Hdt.; ἡμιπλίνθια σταθμὸν διτάλαντα two talents in or by weight, id=Hdt.:—in pl. weights, Eur., etc.

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