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κίνησις [ι_], εως, ,
A.motion, opp. rest (στάσις), Pl.Sph.250a; opp. ἠρεμία, Arist.Ph.202a5, etc.
2. in Cyrenaic philos., λεία κ., = ἡδονή, τραχεῖα κ., = πόνος, D.L.2.86; also “αἱ διὰ μορφῆς κατ᾽ ὄψιν ἡδεῖαι κ.Epicur.Fr.67; αἱ κ. αἱ ἀνθρωπικαί human emotions, Arr.Epict. 2.20.19.
3. dance, Ἄρεος κίνασις (sic) Tyrt.16, cf. Luc.Salt.63, Ephes.2 No.71; “τραγικὴ ἔνρυθμος κ.Inscr.Magn.165.
4. movement, in a political sense, “ἐν κ. εἶναιTh.3.75, cf. Plb.3.4.12; κ. Ἰουδαϊκή the Jewish revolt, OGI543.15 (Ancyra, ii A.D.); of the Peloponn. war, Th.1.1.
6. movement of an army, Plb.10.23.1 (pl.); “πολεμικαὶ κ.Ael.Tact.3.4, cf. Arr.Tact.20.1.
b. removal, change of abode, Vett.Val.97.17 (pl.), al.
7. Gramm., inflexion, “τοῦ ζῆμι κ. οὐχ εὕρηταιEM410.38.
8. in Law, punitive action, “βασιλικὴ κ.Cod.Just., cf.; also, setting a process in motion, PLond. 5.1663.13 (vi A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Plato, Sophist, 250a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.75
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.23.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.4.12
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.1
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 63
    • Arrian, Tactica, 20.1
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