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[26] Then comes time in another sense, called καιρός by the Greeks, by which they refer to a period of time, such as summer or winter; [p. 423] under this heading come problems such as that about the man who held high revel in a time of pestilence.1 Action or πρᾶξις, to which they refer questions as to whether an act was committed wittingly or unwittingly, by accident or under compulsion and the like. Number, which falls under the category of quantity, under which come questions such as whether the state owes Thrasybulus thirty talents for ridding it of the same number of tyrants.

1 There is no other reference to this theme.

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