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ἐπίστα^σις , εως, , (ἐφίστημι)
A.stopping, stoppage, [τῆς κοιλίης], οὔρου, Hp.Coac.480, Prorrh.1.110; . αἵματος sluggishness of the flow of blood, Id.Insomn.93, cf. Arist.GA718a21; of the growth of trees, Thphr.CP2.9.1; πρὸς ἐπίστασιν τῶν ἄλλων as a deterrent to others, PAmh.2.134.9 (ii A.D.).
II.. (ἐφίσταμαι) stopping, halt, “τοῦ στρατεύματοςX.An.2.4.26, cf. Plb.8.28.13; φροντίδων ἐπιστάσεις haltings of thought, anxious thoughts, S.Ant.225; “ἐπιστάσεις καὶ διατριβαίPlu.2.48b (following quot. of S.Ant.232); opp. κίνησις, An.407a33, cf. LI969b3.
b.. ἐπίστασιν ἔχει, πῶς . . there is a difficulty, as to how . . , Id.Metaph. 1089b25.
2.. stopping to examine a thing, observation, attention, “τοῦτ᾽ ἄξιον ἐπιστάσεως, εἰ . . Id.Ph.196a36; μετὰ . Plb.2.2.2; μετὰπολλῆς . καὶ φιλοτιμίαςD.S.29.32; “ἄξιος ἐπιστάσεωςPlb.11.2.4, Phld. Rh.1.31 S.; ἄγειν τινὰ εἰς . Plb.9.22.7; ἐξ . ῥητέον carefully, Id.3.58.3; ἐπίστασίν τινων λαμβάνειν Aristeas 256; medical treatment, care, “πρὸς φλεγμονήνSor.1.76: generally, care, attention, Phld.Lib. p.50., Mus.p.84K.
3.. = ἐπιστασία 11, D.S.14.82, Ph.1.143 codd.; κατὰ τὴν . during his term as ἐπιστάτης, SIG10 (Samos, vi B.C.); . ἔργων superintendence of works, X.Mem.1.5.2; “ . μοι καθ᾽ ἡμέραν2 Ep.Cor.11.28; oversight of students, D.H.Comp.1.
4.. beginning, “. ποιεῖσθαι ἀπὸ . . Plb.1.12.6; . τῆς ἱστορίας introduction, Id.2.71.7; ἀρχὴ καὶ . τῆς κατασκευῆς method of setting about construction, Ph.Bel.50.35.
5.. scum on urine, Hp.Aph.7.35.
6.. position in rear, τὴν . ἐπ᾽ ἀλλήλοις ἔχειν one behind the other, of ships, Plb.1.26.12.
IV.. ἐν ἐπιστάσει καὶ ἐν ἀπολογισμῷ, perh. of land of which the rent has been raised, PTeb.61a).163 (ii B.C.), al.
V.. Cypr. ἐπίσταἱς, = ἐπιστασία 11, Inscr.Cypr.144 H.
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    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.82
    • New Testament, Acts, 24.12
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 225
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 232
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 2.4.26
    • Xenophon, Memorabilia, 1.5.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.2.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.12.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.26.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.2.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.71.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.58.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.28.13
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.22.7
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 7.35
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 11.28
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 6.3
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 1
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