Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott70].
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στέφανοςστέφᾰνος, , (στέφω)

   A that which surrounds or encompasses, πάντῃ γάρ σε περὶ σ. πολέμοιο δέδηεν the circling fight, Il. 13.736; of the wall round a town, Pi.O.8.32; σ. πόλεος Anacr.72, cf. Orph.A.761,897; cf. στεφάνη 1.2; καλλίπαις σ. circle of fair children, E.HF839.    II crown, wreath, chaplet, h.Hom.7.42; χρύσεος ib.32.6; στεφάνους . . ἄνθεα ποίης Hes. Th.576, cf. Pi.P.4.240; κισσίνους σ. δρυός τε E. Ba.703; δάφνας σ. Isyll.19; ῥόδινος, ῥοδόεις, Anacr.83, Theoc.7.64; ἀνθεμεῦντες Anacr.62; πλεκτὸν σ. ἐκ λειμῶνος φέρω E.Hipp.73, cf. Xenoph.1.2; μύρτων Ar.Ra.330 (lyr.); κιττοῦ καὶ ἴων Pl.Smp.212e; φιλύρας Xenarch.13, etc.; στεφάνωσεν δρακόντων στεφάνοις E.Ba. 102 (lyr.); σ. εἴρειν, πλέκειν, ἀνείρειν, Pi.N.7.77, I.8(7).74, Ar.Ach. 1006; ὑφαίνειν Plu.2.646e; πέρθεσθαι φόβαισι Sapph.78, cf. E.Med. 984 (lyr.); θεῖσα ἀμφὶ βοστρύχοις ib.1160; σ. ἐλαίας ἀμφέθηκά σοι Id.Ion 1433; περιθεῖναι σ. τινί Ar.Eq.1227; χρυσῷ σ. ἀναδῆσαί τινα Th. 4.121; χρυσῷ στεφάνῳ στεφανωθῆναι Pl.Ion 530d; μύρα, στεφάνους ἑτοίμασον for a feast, Men. 273, cf. Amphis 9.4, Alex.250, etc.; hung at the door on festive occasions, Ephipp.3.2.    b in pl., οἱ σ. the garland-market, Antiph.83.    2 crown of victory at the public games, Pi.O.8.76; τῆς ἐλαίης τὸν διδόμενον σ. Hdt.8.26; νικᾶν παγκρατίου στέφανον Pi.N.5.5, cf. I.1.21; σ. ἔλαχεν Id.O.10(11).61; ὁ ἐπὶ τοῦ σ., title of an officer who had charge of these matters in Roman times, IGRom.4.1435.15 (Smyrna).    b honorary wreath or crown, freq. worked in gold, awarded for public services in war or peace, IG12.110.10, 22.212.24, 338.19, al., Pl.Lg.943c, Aeschin. 2.46, OGI49.7 (Egypt, iii B.C.), al., Callix.2: such crowns were freq. dedicated in temples, IG22.1386.33, cf. 11(2).199 B 60, al. (Delos, iii B.C.); περὶ τοῦ σ., title of D.18, cf. Aeschin.3.187, al.: metaph., prize, reward, αὑτῷ μὲν σ. περιθείς, Σαμίοισι δὲ κῦδος Epigr. ap.Hdt.4.88; τοὺς παῖδας . . δημοσίᾳ ἡ πόλις θρέψει, ὠφέλιμον σ . . . τῶν . . ἀγώνων προτιθεῖσα Th.2.46; τοῦδε γὰρ ὁ σ. his is the prize (or perh. for (bringing) him the prize is offered), S.Ph.841 (hex.).    c σ. πυργωτὸς καὶ οὐαλλάριος,= Lat. corona muralis et vallaris, a Roman military decoration, OGI560.10 (Tlos, i A.D.); σ. τειχικός ib.540.19 (Pessinus, i A.D.).    3 crown of glory, honour, οὐκ ἂν αἰσχυνθείην εἰπὼν στέφανον τῆς πατρίδος εἶναι τὰς ἐκείνων ψυχάς Lycurg.50; ἐλευθερίας ἀμφέθετο σ. Simon.98; σ. εὐκλείας μέγας S.Aj.465, cf. Pi.P.1. 100, E.Supp.315; μέγας γάρ σοι ὁ σ. ἐστιν ὑπὸ πάντων εὐλογεῖσθαι PSI 4.405.4 (iii B.C.); σ. ζωῆς, δόξης, Ep.Jac.1.12, 1 Ep.Pet.5.4; ὁ τῆς δικαιοσύνης σ. 2 Ep.Ti.4.8. ἀνδρὸς στέφανος παῖδες Hom.Epigr.13, cf. E. IA194 (lyr.), 1 Ep.Thess.2.19.    4 crown as a badge of office, D.21.32; πέπαυνται ἄρχοντες καὶ τοὺς σ. περιῄρηνται Id.26.5; ὁ βασιλεὺς ὅταν δικάζῃ περιαιρεῖται τὸν σ. Arist.Ath.57.4; ὁ σ. οὗτος, of the office of ἀρχιερεὺς Ἀσίας, Philostr.VS 1.21.2, cf. OGI470.21 (Asia Minor), Lib. Or.53.4; ἔχειν τὸν σ. to be in office, SIG1007.22 (Pergam., ii B.C.); ἡ ἀπόθεσις τῶν σ. ib.900.16 (Panamara, iv A.D.); ἀναδήσασθαι τὸν σ. τοῦτον POxy.1252v.20 (iii A.D.): v. στεφανηφόρος 11, στεφανόω 11.5.    5 in Egypt, money gift to the sovereign, levied by the state, PTeb.746.24 (iii B.C.), PSI4.388.5 (iii B.C.), PCair.Zen.36.27 (iii B.C.), etc.; like wise in Syria, LXX 1 Ma. 10.20; also of similar gifts to a court favourite, PFay.14 (ii B.C.), cf. Ostr.Bodl.i202 (ii B.C.).    6 τὰς εἰς τὸν σ. ἐπαγγελίας οὐκ ἔλαβον,= aurum coronarium non accepi, Mon.Anc.11.22, cf.PFay.20.7 (iii/iv A.D.).    7 donation, euphemism for a bribe, διεθέντος μου ὑπάρξει σοι εἰς σ. τάλαντα δεκαπέντε PGrenf.1.41.2 (ii B.C.), cf. OGI221.6 (Ilium, iii B.C.), PGoodsp.Cair. 5.5 (ii B.C.); gratuity, bonus, PFlor.74.14 (ii A.D.).    8 the constellation Corona, Epimenid.25, Arist.Mete.362b10, Arat.71, PHib. 1.27.58, 187 (iii B.C.); σ. τόν τε κλείουσ' Ἀριάδνης A.R.3.1003.    9 name of a πηγή in the Chaldaean system, Dam.Pr.96.    10= δάφνη Ἀλεξανδρεία, Dsc.4.145; Ἡλίου σ.,= ἅλιμος, Ps.-Dsc.1.91.
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Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott70].
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