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măthēsis , is (with the second syll. short:
I.involvit măthĕsi,Prud. adv. Symm. 2, 893 al.; Sid. Carm. 5, 131), f., = μάθησις (lit., knowledge, science; hence, in partic.).
I. The mathematics, mathesis (late Lat.): “quadrifariae mathesis januae,Cassiod. Var. 1, 45; Fulg. Myth. 3, 10.—
II. Astrology: “mathesin scire,Spart. Hadr. 16; id. Ael. Vel. 3 fin.; Firm. Math. 1 praef. init.; Prud. adv. Symm. 2, 479.
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