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πορ-εία, ἡ, (πορεύὠ mode of walking or running, gait, Democr.126, Pl.Smp.190b, Ti.45a; τὰ ὀργανικὰ μέρη τῆς π. Arist.de An.432b26; περὶ πορείας ζῴων, title of work by Aristotle.

II. journey, A.Pr.823, al.; ἡ ἐκεῖσε π. Pl.Phd.107d; ἡ κατὰ τὰ ἄγκη π. Id.Cra.420e; αἱ κατὰ γῆν π. Isoc.1.19; ἡ εἰς Ἅιδου, εἰς Πέρσας π., Pl.Phd.115a, X.Cyr.8.5.1: metaph., π. ἕως εἰς ἄπειρον processus ad infinilum, Phld.Mort.19.

2. in military sense, march, Th.2.18; κατὰ θάλατταν τὴν π. ποιεῖσθαι X. An.5.6.11; π. ἀνύτειν Id.Cyr.8.6.18; ἰέναι ib.5.2.31 (nisi leg. εἶναι); ἐκ π. μάχεσθαι Plu.2.198b; order of march, Ascl.Tact.11 tit., Arr.Tact. 28.1, al.

3. generally, course taken by a person, etc., Antipho 3.2.4; ἡ[τοῦ κόσμου] π. Pl.Plt.274a; of the sun, Hymn.Is.32 (pl.), Eudox. Ars 2.15; χρόνου π. Procl.Inst.50.

4. travelling expenses, IG22.1.34, PRev.Laws 50.11(iii B.C., pl.), PGrenf.1.43.8(ii B.C.).

5. visitation, inspection, οἰκοπέδων BGU83.1(ii/iii A.D.), etc.