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ῥήτωρ, ορος, ὁ, also ἡ Ar.Fr.945 (cf. Th.292): (ἐρῶ):—
public speaker, μύθων ῥήτορες E.Hec.124 (anap.), cf. Fr.597.4, Isoc.8.129, Arist. Top.149b25, Phld.Rh.2.272S., Plu.2.131a, etc.; esp. at Athens, οἱ ῥήτορες the public speakers in the ἐκκλησία, Ar.Ach.38,680, Eq.60, 358, al., Th.8.1, And.3.1, Lys.30.22, etc.; sg. prob. in IG12.45.21; οἱ δέκα ῥ. the Ten Attic Orators, Luc.Am.29; ὁ ῥ. 'par excellence' = Demosthenes, Hermog.Inv.4.1, al.

2. one who gives sentence, judge, S.Fr.1090.

3. advocate, POxy.37.4 (i A.D.), etc.

4. later, teacher of eloquence, rhetorician, OGI712 (Egypt), etc.

II. as Adj., ῥ. λόγος oratory, IG2.1386.7.