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κατά-βα^σις , εως, , opp. ἀνάβασις,
A.way down, descent, Hdt.1.186 (pl.), 7.223, etc.; εἰς Ἅιδου κ. Isoc.10.20, Str.8.6.12, cf. Hdt.2.122; title of work by Dicaearchus, Cic.Att.13.31.2; cf. καταίβασις.
2. descent from central Asia, X.An.5.5.4; ἐπὶ θάλατταν κ. D.S.14.25.
3. metaph., descent of an idea into the mind, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.242.
4. steep ground, declivity, Demetr.Eloc.248 (pl.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 13.31.2
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.25
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.186
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.122
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.223
    • Isocrates, Helen, 20
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.6.12
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.5.4
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