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ἐπαγωγ-ή , ,
A.bringing on or to,τῶν ἐπιτηδείωνTh.5.82,7.24.
2. bringing in to one's aid, introduction,τὴν τῶν Ἀθηναίων .Id.3.100, cf. 82 (pl.); introduction of food through the gullet, Arist.Spir.483a9.
3. invasion, attack,ἐπὶ τοὺς ἐναντίουςPlb.10.23.7: abs., Id.11.15.7.
4. allurement, enticement,ταῖς ἐλπίσι καὶ ταῖς .D.19.322.
b. incantation, spell, in pl., Pl.R.364c, Lg.933d; Ἑκάτης φάσκων ἐπαγωγὴν γεγονέναι saying that Hecate had put it under a spell, Thphr.Char.16.7.
5. process of reasoning, Aristox.Harm.pp.4,53M.
b. esp. in the Logic of Aristotle, argument by induction (cf. “ἐπάγω1.10b), “. ἀπὸ τῶν καθ᾽ ἕκαστον ἐπὶ τὰ καθόλου ἔφοδοςTop.105a13; “μανθάνομεν ἐπαγωγῇ ἀποδείξειAPo.81a40; “διδασκαλία . . μὲν δι᾽ ἐπαγωγῆς δὲ συλλογισμῷEN1139b27; “ἔστι τὸ μὲν παράδειγμα ., τὸ δ᾽ ἐνθύμημα συλλογισμόςRh.1356b3; so later συλλογισμοὺς ἐπαγωγὰς περαίνοντας Polystr.p.11 W., cf. Plot.2.4.6, etc.; also of dialectical argument which leads an opponent into a trap, Gell.6(7).3.34, D.L.3.53.
6. in Tactics, sequence formation, one wing following the other, opp. παραγωγή, Ascl.Tact.10.1,11.2,4.
7. leading away into captivity, captivity, LXX Is.14.17: generally, distress, misery, ib.Si.23.14 (pl.), cf. Hsch.
8. τῆς τριχὸς .direction of growth, D.S.3.35.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 322
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 14.17
    • Plato, Laws, 933d
    • Plato, Republic, 364c
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.100
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.82
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.24
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 16.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.23.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.15.7
    • Old Testament, Ecclesiasticus, 23.14
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.35
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