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καταφορ-ά , , (καταφέρω)
A.conveyance, of materials to the sea, IG22.1672.125.
2. bringing down, esp. of a sword, downward stroke, Plb. 2.33.3, etc.; ἐκ καταφορᾶς cutting, opp. thrusting, Id.3.114.3; τραῦμα ἐκ κ. γεγενημένον a sword wound, Plu.Dio34.
3. metaph., attack, tirade, Phld.Lib.p.48O. (pl.), cf. Hermog.Inv.4.5: c. gen., against . . , Rh.53.9.
4. payment, SIG230 C26, 252.70 (Delph., iv B.C.).
II. (from Pass.) downward motion, Epicur.Nat.15.26,27; descent, fall, “καταφοραὶ ὄμβρωνPl.Ax.370c; “χαλάζηςJ.AJ6.5.6; “αἱ κ. πέντε, ὑετοῦ, χιόνος, δρόσου, χαλάζης, πάχνηςTheol.Ar.31; sinking, κ. ἡλίου sunset, Thphr.Vent.12, Anon.Hist.(FGrH160p.887 J.; “ ἰσημερινὴ κ.Plb.3.37.5, etc.; setting of a zodiacal sign, Ptol.Tetr. 134: pl., Longus 2.24.
2. Medic., κ. κοιλίης diarrhoea, Hp.Aph. (Sp.7.86, cf. Ath.2.53d (pl.).
b. lethargic attack, Hp.Epid.3.6, cf. Plu.Aem.37 (pl.); “κ. πρὸς ὕπνονGal.9.476; “κ. πόνους παρέχουσαPHerc. 1041.2.
4. sloping surface, IG22.463.66, 1668.51,7.4255.16 (Oropus, iv B.C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 6.5.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.33.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.114.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.37.5
    • Hippocrates, Praeceptiones, 1
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 37
    • Plutarch, Dion, 34
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 134
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 2.24
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