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καθίζω , Ion. κατ- , impf.
A.κάθιζονIl.3.426,al.; in Prose “ἐκάθιζονX.HG5.4.6, Din.2.13: fut.“καθέσωEup.12.11 D.; καθίσω (intr.) Apollod. Com.5; Ion. κατίσω (trans.) Hdt.4.190; Att. also “καθιῶX.An.2. 1.4, D.24.25, 39.11, IG22.778.13 (iii B.C.); Dor. “καθιξῶBionFr.10.16: aor. 1 “καθεῖσαIl.18.389, al., subj. καθέσω h.Ap.ap.Th.3.104; inf. “καθέσαιIG22.46aB*21, 25 (v/iv B.C.); poet. “κάθεσσαPi.P.5.42 codd.; this aor. καθεῖσα has Ms. authority in E.Hipp.31 (ἐγκαθ-, Med.), Ph. 1188, Hdt.1.88, 4.79, Th.7.82, but we also find Ep. κάθι^σα, Ion. κάτ- (for which κάθεσα, κάτεσον, etc., shd. perh. be restored), Il.19.280 (v.l. κάθεσαν), al., Hdt.1.89, 2.126, “καθῖσαAr.Ra.911, Th.6.66 (leg. καθεῖσα), later “ἐκάθι^σαX.Cyr.6.1.23, Men.544, etc., cf. Poll.3.89; also Ep. part. “καθίσσαςIl.9.488; Dor. “καθίξαςTheoc.1.12, subj. καθίξῃ ib.51; late part. καθιζήσας, subj. -ζήσῃ, D.C.54.30, 37.27: pf. “κεκάθι^καD.S.17.115, Ep.Hebr.12.2, A.D.Synt.323.23:—Med., impf. “ἐκαθιζόμηνAr.V.824, “κὰδ . . ἵζ-Il.19.50: fut. “καθιζήσομαιPl.Phdr.229a, Euthd.278b, (προσ-) Aeschin.3.167, later “καθίσομαιEv.Matt.19.28, Plu.2.583f, “-ιοῦμαιLXXMa.3.3, al.: aor. 1 “καθεσσάμηνAnacr.111; also “ἐκαθισάμηνSIG975.6 (Delos, iii B. C.), Hsch., (ἐπ-, παρ-) Th.4.130 codd., D.33.14; Ep. “ἐκαθισσάμηνCall.Dian.233, “καθισσάμηνA.R. 4.278, 1219:—Pass., aor. 1 part. “καθιζηθείςD.C.63.5:
3. set up, “ἀνδριάντα κάθεσσανPi.P.5.42 codd.:—Med., “καθέσσασθαιAnacr.111, A.R.4.1219.
5. put into a certain condition, esp. in the phrase κλαίοντά τινα κ set him aweeping, κλάοντα καθέσω ς' Eup. l.c., cf. Pl.Ion535e, X.Cyr.2.2.15; but ib.14 κλαίειν τινὰ κ. to make him weep: for Theoc.1.51, v. ἀκράτιστος.
2. sit, recline at meals, X.Cyr.8.4.2.
3. sit as judge, Hdt.1.97, 5.25, Pl.Lg.659b, Ph.1.382; hold a session, of the πρόεδροι, D.24.89, cf. Hermes 17.5(Delos).
6. of ships, run aground, be stranded, Plb.1.39.3, Str.2.3.4.
III. intr.sense, Il.19.50(in tmesi), Theoc.15.3, etc.; “εἰς τὸν αὐτὸν θᾶκονPl.R.516e; ἐὰν δὲ καθίζεσθαι κελεύσῃ if he order them to take their seats (among the spectators in the theatre), D.21.56 (nisi leg. καθέζεσθαι, as also ib.162, both readings are found ib.119); “καθίζεσθαι κατακλινῆναιPl.Phdr.228e.
2. of birds, settle, alight, Arist.HA614b23.
3. leave goods purchased in a market, SIG975.6 (Delos, iii B.C.).--Att. in this signf. acc. to Hsch.
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