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περίειμι (εἶμι ibo). [In Com. the ι in περί is sts. elided in the part., περιών, περιόντες, Pherecr.186, Phryn.Com.3.4, Pl.Com.193, Antiph.279, and the part. is so written in Pap. of Arist.Ath.53.1, Hyp.Dem.Fr.4, Lyc.2, also in all or some codd. of Th.1.30, al., X.HG 3.2.25, D.4.10, 48, al.]: go round, fetch a compass, Hdt.2.138, etc.; π. κατὰ νώτου τισί get round and take them in rear, Th.4.36; π. κατὰ τὰς κώμας go round to every village, Pl.Min.320c; π. κατ' ἀγρούς Lys.31.18.

b. go about, Hp.Fract.15, Gland.12; βούλεσθε περιιόντες πυνθάνεσθαι D.4.10, cf. 48,6.14, 18.158, etc.; κατὰ τὴν ἀγορὰν π. Phryn.Com. l. c.

2. c. acc. loci, go round, compass, π. τὸν νηὸν κύκλῳ Hdt.1.159; π. φυλακάς go round the guards, visit them, Id.5.33; τὸν βωμόν Ar.Pax 957; ἐν κύκλῳ περιῄει πάντα Id.Pl.709; ὁ ἥλιος κύκλῳ π. τὴν σελήνην Pl.Cra.409b, cf. La.183b; τὴν Ἑλλάδα περιῄει X.An.7.1.33; αἰ μὴ περιιεῖεν [τὰν ἱερὰν γᾶν] IG22.1126.18(Amphict. Delph.); of sounds, αὐλῶν σε περίεισιν πνοή Ar.Ra.154.

II. come round to one, esp. in one's turn or by inheritance, ἡ ἀρχή, βασιληί̈η περίεισι ἔς τινα, Hdt.1.120, 2.120.

2. of revolving periods, χρόνου περιιόντος as time came round, ib.121.α', 4.155; ὁ κύκλος τῶν ὡρέων ἐς τὠυτὸ περιιών Id.2.4; περιιόντι τῷ θέρει, τῷ ἐνιαυτῷ, Th.1.30, X.HG 3.2.25.