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ἀνα-στροφή , ,
A.turning upside down, upsetting, overthrow, E.Fr. 301 (pl.); μοῖραν εἰς . δίδωσι, = ἀναστρέφει, Id.Andr.1007; disorder, confusion, Posidipp.26.22.
2. turning back, return, S.Ant.226; πολλὰς . ποιούμενος, of a hunter, making many casts backward, X. Cyn.6.25; wheeling round, of a horse, Id.Eq.Mag.3.14; of soldiers in battle, whether to flee or rally, Id.Cyr.5.4.8; “μηκέτι δοῦναι αὐτοῖς .time to rally, Id.HG4.3.6, cf. Ages.2.3; esp. of the reversal of a wheeling movement, Ascl.Tact.10.6, Ael.Tact.25.7, Arr.Tact.21.4; of a ship, Th.2.89; “ἐξ .turning back, Plb.4.54.4; “κατ᾽ ἀναστροφήνconversely, S.E.M.7.430.
3. in Gramm., throwing back of the accent, as in Prepositions after their case, A.D.Synt.308.15, etc.
4. Rhet., = ἐπαναστροφή, repetition of words which close one sentence at the beginning of another, Hermog.Id.1.12, etc.
b. inversion of the natural order, A.D.Synt.71.18, Phoeb.Fig.1.4, etc.; “τῆς τάξεωςTheon Prog.4.
5. Math., conversion of a ratio, “. λόγουEuc.5 Def.16; “κατ᾽ ἀναστροφήνPapp.1002.25.
II. dwelling in a place, Plu.2.216a.
3. mode of life, behaviour, Plb.4.82.1, D.L.0.64; “-φὴν ποιεῖσθαιIG2.477b12, cf. SIG491.5, LXX To.4.14, Ep.Gal.1.13, Ep.Eph.4.22, al.; “. πολιτικήPGiss.40ii29 (iii A.D.); ἐξημερωμένης -φῆς civilized life, Phld.Sto.Herc.339.19.
4. delay, respite, time for doing a thing, Plb.1.66.3,al., D.S.10.5.
5. occupation, concern,περί τι τὰν . ἔχεινArchyt.1, cf. Phld.Po.5.1425.6.
6. return, way back, Arist. HA631a26, cf. Pr.940b23.
7. recourse,. λαμβάνειν πρός τιPlu. 2.112c.
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 23
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 10.5
    • Euclid, Elements, 5
    • Euripides, Andromache, 1007
    • New Testament, Ephesians, 4.22
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 226
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.89
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 5.4.8
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 4.3.6
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 3.14
    • Xenophon, Agesilaus, 2.3
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 6.25
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.66.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.54.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.82.1
    • New Testament, Galatians, 1.13
    • Old Testament, Tobit, 4.14
    • Arrian, Tactica, 21.4
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