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ἀνάτα^σις , εως, , (ἀνατείνω)
A.extension,εἰς ὕψοςPlb.5.44.3, etc.
b. abs., height, J.BJ6.9.1; “. ὀρῶνPhlp. in Mete.37.10.
2. stretching out, Hp.Art.11; “ἀκοντίωνOnos.17: metaph., threats of violence, Plb.4.4.7, Fr.108 (pl.); “μετὰ . καὶ ἀπειλῆςEpict.Fr.25, cf. D.S.38.8.
3. intensity, inflexibility,τοῦ φρονήματοςPlu.Mar.6; intensity of passion, Phld.Lib.p.29O.: abs., courage, steadfastness, prob in D.Chr.34.40.
4. endurance of hunger, fasting, Sor.1.49, Plu.2.62a.
5. . τῆς βοῆς straining, Sch E.Or.149; κατ᾽ ἀνάτασιν of the acute accent, D.T.620.1.
6. metaph., straining, effort, Phld.Rh. 1.31 S., al.; “ πρὸς τὸ ἓν διαγνώσεως .Dam.Pr.27, cf. Procl.Inst.21, al.: c. gen., “τιμῆςProcop.Gaz.Pan.496.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Euripides, Orestes, 149
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 6.9.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.4.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.44.3
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 11
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 6
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 34.40
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 17
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