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ἀναφορ-ά , , (ἀναφέρομαι)
A.coming up, rising,. ποιεῖσθαιrise, Arist.HA622b7; of vapours or exhalations, Placit.3.7.4, Theol.Ar. 31, cf. Orib.9.16.3, etc.
2. Astron., ascent of a sign measured in degrees of the equator, Ptol.Tetr.134.
b. Astrol., = ἐπαναφορά, τόπος next to a κέντρον, Vett.Val.19.18.
c. ascendant, Cat.Cod.Astr.8(3).100; opp. ἀπόκλιμα, Serapion in Cat.Cod.Astr. 1.99, S.E.M.5.20, etc.
d. rising of a sign, Ach.Tat.Intr.Arat. 39.
II. (ἀναφέρω) carrying back, reference of a thing to a standard,διὰ τὸ γίνεσθαι ἐπαίνους δι᾽ ἀναφορᾶςArist.EN1101b20; in Law, recourse,ἐκείνοις εἶναι εἰς τοὺς ἔχοντας ἀναφοράνD.24.13: abs., Thphr. Char.8.5 (pl.), IG5(1).1390.111 (Andania, i B.C.); “ . ἐστι πρός τιArist.Cat.5b20, al.; . ἔχειν πρός or ἐπί τι to be referable to . ., Epicur. Fr.409, Plb.4.28.3, Plu.2.290e, al.; . τινος γίγνεται πρός or ἐπί τι, Plb.1.3.4, Plu.2.1071a; “ἐπ᾽ ἀναφορᾷ τῇ πρὸς τὸν δῆμονBCH46.312 (Teos); . ἔχειν ἐπί τι, of writings, refer to, Mete.4.1; τούτων εἰς Κυναίγειρον ποιήσασθαι τὴν ἀναφοράν assign to, give credit for . ., Polem.Call.23.
3. means of repairing a fault, defeat, etc., “ἀλλ᾽ ἔστιν ἡμῖν . τῆς ξυμφορᾶςE.Or.414; “. ἁμαρτήματος ἔχεινway to atone for . ., Plu.Phoc.2; “. ἔχεινmeans of recovery, Id.Fab. 14.
5. report, PLond.1.17.34 (ii B.C.), etc.
6. petition, PRyl.119.28(i A.D.).
7. payment on account, instalment, OGI225 (Milet.), PEleph.14.26 (iii B.C.), PRev.Laws16.10 (iii B.C.), etc.
8. Rhet., repetition of a word, Longin.20.1, Demetr.Eloc, 141.
10. Medic., = ἀνάδοσις, opp. πέψις, Aret.SD2.7.
III. ceiling of a wine-press, Gp.6.1.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 104
    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1101b.20
    • Demosthenes, On the Crown, 219
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 13
    • Euripides, Orestes, 414
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 10
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 8.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 15.8.13
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.3.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.28.3
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 2.7
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 4.6
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 14
    • Plutarch, Phocion, 2
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 134
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