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καμπή , , (κάμπτω)
A.winding, of a river, Hdt.1.185; Εὐβοΐδα κ., of the Euripus, A.Fr.30; “τὰς κ. τῶν ΧωρίωνAen.Tact.15.6; “τόπους καμπὰς ἔχονταςAel.Tact.35.4.
2. flexion, bending, “τὰ ἄποδα δυσὶ Χρώμενα προέρχεται καμπαῖςArist.IA707b9, cf. HA490a31.
3. curved part, HeroSpir.2.16, Sor.2.62.
III. in Music, turn, sudden change, “εἴ τις κάμψειέν τινα καμπήνAr.Nu.969; ἐξαρμονίους κ. Pherecr. 145.9, cf. ib. 28; “καμπαὶ ᾀσμάτωνPhilostr.VS2.28.
2. Rhet., rounding off of a period, Cic.Att.1.14.4(pl.), Demetr.Eloc.10, 17.
IV. bend or flexure of a limb, τῶν ὤμων, τῶν ἰσχίων, τῶν δακτύλων, etc., Arist.HA498a25sqq., cf. Pl.Ti.74e; of the skull, οὐκ ἔχουσα καμπάς ib.75c; οὐλὴ καμπῆ -)“ Χιρὸς δεξιᾶςSammelb.7031.5 (i A.D.).
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    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 1.14.4
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    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 224
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.185
    • Plato, Phaedo, 72b
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    • Plato, Ion, 537a
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