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κατ-αντικρύ , Prep. c. gen.,
A.straight down from, “καταντι_κρὺ τέγεος πέσεOd.10.559, cf. 11.64.
2. in Att., = Homeric ἀντικρύ, over against, right opposite, “πρυτάνεων καταντι^κρύAr.Ec.87; τὰ κ. Κυθήρων the parts opposite Cythera, Th.7.26, cf. X.HG4.8.5; κ. . . ἐξέπεσεν exactly opposite to the point at which . . , dub. l. in Pl. Phd.112d: c. dat., “κ. τῇ θέσειArist.Mete.356a10; “τῷ ἡλίῳD.C.60.26.
II. Adv. of Place, right opposite, ἤπειρος κ. Th.1.136; “ἐν τῷ κ. προσστῆναί τινιPl.Euthd.274c, cf. Prt.315c; “τὸ κ. αὐτῶν τοῦ σπηλαίουId.R.515a; ἐκ τοῦ κ. from the opposite side, ib.b; κ. ὁρᾶν look right in the face, Id.Chrm.169c; ἐπὶ τὸ κ. in the opposite direction, Arist.HA528b10 (but εἰς τὸ κ. towards the opposite end, Pl.Phd. 72b); “πρὸς τὸ κ. κείμενοςPlb.4.39.6.
b. in opposition, to the contrary, “κατὰ τὴν κ. ὡς Γλαύκων λέγειArist.Po.1461a35.
2. straight forward, Id.HA591b24; opp. πλάγια, Pl.Tht.194b.
3. outright, downright, Th.7.57 (nisi leg. καὶ ἄντικρυς; παραβάλλειν . . μὴ κ. Arist.Rh.1419b36. [On the quantity v. ἀντικρύ: the form καταντροκύ is found in Att. Inscrr., IG22.1668.88.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (17):
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 87
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1461a.35
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.559
    • Plato, Republic, 515a
    • Plato, Phaedo, 72b
    • Plato, Phaedo, 112d
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 194b
    • Plato, Charmides, 169c
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 274c
    • Plato, Protagoras, 315c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.136
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.26
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.57
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.8.5
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.64
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.39.6
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 60.26
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