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Σκιᾶς ὄναρ ἄνθρωπος -> Man is a dream of a shadow
Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

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substantive

rod for measuring: P. and V. κανών, ὁ.

rule of conduct: P. and V. κανών, ὁ, ὅρος, ὁ.

law: P. and V. νόμος, ὁ, θεσμός, ὁ (rare P.).

war never proceeds by rule of thumb: P. ἥκιστα πόλεμος ἐπὶ ῥητοῖς χωρεῖ (Thuc. 1. 122).

standard: P. and V. κανών, ὁ, P. κριτήριον, τό.

as a rule: see generally.

government, power: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ, κράτος, τό, δυναστεία, ἡ, V. σκῆπτρον, τό, or pl., θρόνος, ὁ, or pl.

kingship: Ar. and P. βασιλεία, ἡ, P. and V. μοναρχία, ἡ (rare P.), P. and V. τυραννίς, ἡ.

verb transitive

trace, draw: use P. ἄγω, ἄγειν (Aristotle).

check: P. and V. κατέχειν, ἐπέχειν, Ar. and V. ἴσχειν; (rare P.), V. ἐπίσχειν; (rare P.).

govern: P. and V. ἄρχειν; (gen. V. also dat.), κρατεῖν (gen.), κοσμεῖν, V. κρατύνειν; (gen.), εὐθύνειν, ναυκληρεῖν, κραίνειν (gen.).

rule over as king: P. and V. τυραννεύειν; (gen.), βασιλεύειν (gen.) (Euripides, Electra 12), δεσπόζειν (gen. or acc., Euripides, Hercules Furens 28) (Plato but rare P.), V. ἀνάσσειν; (gen.), κοιρανεῖν (gen.), ταγεῖν (gen.), Ar. and V. τυραννεῖν; (absol.).

rule among: P. and V. ἐνδυναστεύειν; (dat. on P. παρά, dat.).

administer: P. and V. οἰκεῖν, νέμειν (Thuc. 8, 70), κυβερνᾶν, Ar. and P. διοικεῖν, ταμιεύειν, μεταχειρίζεσθαι, P. διαχειρίζειν, διακυβερνᾶν (Plato), V. νωμᾶν.

be current, prevail: P. and V. κρατεῖν; see prevail.

the ruling price: P. ἡ καθεστηκυῖα τιμή.

rule out of court: P. ἀπογιγνώσκειν.

quash: Ar. and P. διαγράφειν.