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στροφ-ή , ,
A.turning, e.g. of a horse, X.Eq.7.15,17, 10.15; revolving, circling, “ἄρκτου στροφαίS.Fr.432.11; τοῦ σώματος (sc. τῆς σελήνης) Epicur.Ep.2p.41U.; “ὡρῶνPl.Lg.782a; of a snake, Arist.PA692a6; ἐν στροφαῖσιν ὀμμάτων with rolling of the eyes, E.HF932.
2. twist, such as wrestlers make to elude their adversary, “πάσας στροφὰς στρέφεσθαιPl.R.405c: metaph., slippery trick, dodge, “οὐκ ἔργον ἔστ᾽ οὐδὲν στροφῶνAr.Pl.1154, cf. Ec.1026, Ra.775; δημηγόρους εὐπιθεῖς ς. A.Supp.623.
3. in Music, twist or turn, κατακάμπτειν τὰς ς. Ar.Th.68.
4. winding up of a winch, CPHerm.p.79 (iii A.D.).
5. turning of a road, “τὸν νεκρὸν . . ἐν ταῖς ς. μὴ καττιθέντων μηδαμεῖSchwyzer 323 C 33 (Delph., iv B.C.).
6. metaph., (“στρέφωB. 111) occupation, concern, “περί τι Phdr. p.67 A.
II. turning of the Chorus: hence, the strain sung during this evolution, strophe (cf. ἀντίστροφος IV, “ἀντιστροφή1), Pherecr.145.9, Phld.Po.Herc.994 Fr.19, D.H.Comp.19, Ph.2.484, etc.
IV. transmutation of metals, Zos.Alch.p.195 B.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 623
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 1026
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 775
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1154
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 68
    • Euripides, Heracles, 932
    • Plato, Laws, 782a
    • Plato, Republic, 405c
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 10.15
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 7.15
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 432.11
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 19
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