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authority

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Power: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ, ἐξουσία, ἡ, δύναμις, ἡ, κῦρος, τό, κράτος, τό, δυναστεία, ἡ.

Influence: P. and V. δύναμις, ἡ.

Permission: P. and V. ἐξουσία, ἡ.

Testimony: Ar. and P. μαρτυρία, ἡ, V. μαρτύριον, τό or Pl.

Concretely, witness: P. and V. μάρτυς, ὁ or ἡ

Quote as authority, v.: P. παρατίθεσθαι (acc.).

An authority on: P. and V. ἐπιστήμων, ὁ or ἡ (gen.), ἔμπειρος, ὁ or ἡ (gen.).

Having authority, adj.: P. and V. κύριος.

Having full authority, adj.: Ar. and P. αὐτοκράτωρ.

Without authority, adj.: P. ἄκυρος.

Without your authority: P. μὴ σημήναντός σου (Plat., Phaedo 62C).

On one's own authority: P. ἀφʼ ἑαυτοῦ γνώμης.

They accused the generals of making terms without their authority: P. τοὺς στρατηγούς ἐπῃτιάσαντο ὅτι ἄνευ αὑτῶν συνέβησαν (Thuc. 2, 70).

The authorities, those in authority: P. and V. οἱ ἐν τέλει, τὰ κύρια, P. τὰ τέλη, οἱ ἐπὶ τοῖς πράγμασι, V. οἱ ἐν τέλει βεβῶτες, Ar. and P. αἱ ἀρχαί

This period (of history) was omitted by all authorities before me: τοῖς πρὸ ἐμοῦ ἅπασιν ἐκλιπὲς τοῦτο ἦν τὸ χωρίον (Thuc. 1, 97).