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patron

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. ἐπιστάτης, ὁ. Protector: P. and V. προστάτης, ὁ, Ar. and V. πρόξενος, ὁ. Without a patron, adj.: V. ἀπρόξενος. Be a patron to, v.: Ar. and V. προξενεῖν (gen.). Patron saint: use P. and V. ἥρως, or use V. ἀρχηγός, ὁ (Soph., O.C. 60); see tutelary.