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ἀνάβα^σις , poet. ἄμβασις , εως, , (ἀναβαίνω)
A.going up, mounting, esp. on horseback, X.Eq.3.11; way of mounting, ib.7.4.
c. ascension,εἰς τὸν ἕβδομον οὐρανόνAscens.Is.10.21.
d. ascent of soul to God, Hierocl. in CA 26p.481M.
2. expedition up from the coast, esp. into Central Asia, as that of the younger Cyrus related by X.
3. rising of ariver, Heph.Astr.1.23; esp.inundation of the Nile, D.S.1.34, Placit.4.1, POxy.483; δικαία . normal rise, OGI666(i A. D.): pl., Str.16.1.24, Plu.2.368b.
4. Medic., increasing period of a disease, before the crisis (ἀκμή), Gal.9.556, al.
5. leaves of tree, LXX Ez.47.12.
II. way up, ascent of a tower, mountain, etc., Hdt.1.181,7.223, Men.Sam.20, etc.; “ . τῶν ἘπιπολῶνTh.7.42; ἀναβῆναι ἐκείνην τὴν . to make that ascent, Pl.R. 519d, cf. 515e.
2. stairs, LXX 1 Ch.26.16, al.
III. metaph., progress, Artem.4.28; of numbers, progression, Id.2.70.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.181
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.223
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 47.12
    • Plato, Republic, 515e
    • Plato, Republic, 519d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1070
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 3.11
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.4
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.1.24
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.42
    • Old Testament, 1 Chronicles, 26.16
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.34
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