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βᾰσίλ-ειον, Ion. βᾰσιλ-ήϊον, τό, kingly dwelling, palace, X.Cyr.2.4.3, etc.; more common in pl., Hdt.1.30, 178, Arist.Oec.1352a11, etc.

b. seat of empire, capital, Plb.3.15.3, D.S.19.18, Str.1.2.25.

2. royal treasury, Hdt.2.149: pl., Isoc. 3.31.

II. tiara, diadem, LXX 2 Ki.1.10, Roussel Cultes Égyptiens 233 (Delos, ii B.C.), OGI90.45 (Rosetta), Plu.2.358d, Porph. ap. Eus. PE3.11, Horap.1.15: metaph., τὸ β. τῆς εὐπρεπείας diadem of beauty, LXX Wi.5.16.

III. = ἅλιμος, Ps.-Dsc.1.91; = λευκόϊον, Id.3.123.

IV. Βασίλεια, τά, festival of Zeus Basileus, in Boeotia, IG7.552, Sch.Pi.O.7.153, IG12(1).78; at Olbia, IPE1.105.