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ἔν-στα^σις , εως, , (ἐνίσταμαι)
A.origin, beginning,τῶν ὅλων πραγμάτωνAeschin.2.20; “τοῦ πολέμουPlb.4.62.3; “πραγμάτωνPh.2.75; institution of legal proceedings, “τὴν ὅλην . τοῦ ἀγῶνοςAeschin.1.132.
2. . βίου a way of life, D.L.6.103, cf. Jul.Or.6.201a.
3. institution of an heir, Cod.Just.1.2.25 Intr., PMasp.151.274 (vi A. D.); inheritance, ib.312.55 (vi A. D.).
II. in Medic., lodgement,λίθωνAret.CD2.3.
2. impaction, obstruction,ὄγκωνAsclep. ap. Gal.10.101, Herod.Med. ap. Orib.5.30.5, etc.: generally, interference,ὀνύχωνIamb.Protr.21.ιθ᾽.
III. in Logic, objection to an argument, “. πρότασις προτάσει ἐναντίαArist.APr.69a37, cf. Top.157a35, Rh.1402a31, Hermog.Inv.3.6, etc.
2. generally, opposition, Plb.6.17.8 (pl.), Ph.2.60.
3. prosecution,ἐν μολποῖςSIG 633.66 (Milet., ii B. C.).
4. χαλεπὴ . difficult situation, IG12(5).509.4 (Seriphos, iii/ii B. C.).
IV. (ἐνίστημι) winding up an engine, Ph.Bel.61.21, 57.41 (nisi leg. ἔντασις).
V. impact, interference of an object of vision, Placit.4.13.2, Plot.4.5.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 132
    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 20
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.62.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.17.8
    • Aretaeus, De curatione diuturnorum morborum libri duo, 2.3
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