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ἐπιχείρ-ημα , ατος, τό,
A.undertaking, attempt, esp. of a military enterprise, Th.7.47, X.HG1.2.6, Isoc.2.8, etc.; “μανικὸν . ἐπιχειρεῖνPl. Alc.1.113c ; “πολλὴ μωρία καὶ τοῦ .Id.Prt.317a.
2. base of operations against,κατὰ ΚύπρουApp.Syr.52.
II. in the Logic of Arist., attempted, i.e. dialectical proof, opp. a demonstrative syllogism (φιλοσόφημα), Top.162a16, etc.: so in Rhet., [Cic.]ad Herenn.2.2.2, D.H. Din.6, Is.16, Demetr.Lac.1055.18 F, Hermog.Inv.3.4, Gal.5.221, etc.; περὶ -ημάτων, title of work by Minucianus.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Isocrates, To Nicocles, 8
    • Plato, Protagoras, 317a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.47
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 1.2.6
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Isaeo, 16
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Dinarcho, 6
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