previous next
ἐπί-βα^σις , εως, ,
A.stepping upon, “ἐς τὴν ναῦνLuc.Nav.12; advent, Annuario 6/7.417 (Phaselis); αἱ . τῆς θαλάσσης risings . . , Plb.34.9.6.
2.. means of approach, access, ἔχειν . IG7.167 (Megara); “τοῦ νοητοῦ -σειςPlot.6.7.36; “. τοῦ ἐραστοῦThem.Or.13.163d: hence concretely, rungs, steps, Pl.R.511b(pl.).
3.. ἔς τινα ποιεῖσθαι . make a handle against, a means of attacking one, Hdt.6.61; “. τι τίθεσθαι εἴς τιApp.BC1.37; attack, Luc.Hist.Conscr.49; ἀμφισβητούμενον ἐπίβασιν ἔχον liable to be impugned, IG22.1051a14.
4.. getting on one's feet, of a child beginning to walk, Sor.1.114; esp. in recovery after a broken leg, Hp. Fract.18 (pl.); “τῇ . χρῆσθαιId.Art.58; foothold, in snow, Plb.3.54.5.
5.. resting of one thing on another, e.g. of a bone, Hp.Art.51.
6.. Rhet., κατ᾽ ἐπίβασιν by gradation, Longin.11.1.
7.. that on which one stands, Ph.1.125,332.
8.. entry into office, PLond.3.1170.3 (iii A.D.).
II.. of the male, covering, Plu.2.754a(pl.).
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (9 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.61
    • Plato, Republic, 511b
    • Polybius, Histories, 34.9.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.54.5
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 51
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 58
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 18
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 49
    • Lucian, Navigium, 12
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: