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κρίσις [ι^ς], εως, , κρίνω)
2. decision, judgement, “περὶ τούτωνParm.8.15; “τὴν Κροίσου κ.Hdt.3.34; “ἐν θεῶν κρίσειA.Ag.1289; “κατὰ δύναμιν καὶ κ. ἐμήνHp.Jusj.1; κ. οὐκ ἀληθής no certain means of judging, S.OT501 (lyr.); “πολίτης ὁρίζεται τῷ μετέχειν κρίσεως καὶ ἀρχῆςArist. Pol.1275a23; “κρίσεως προσδεόμεναEpicur.Nat.32 G., cf. Herc.1420.3; “αἱ τῶν πολλῶν κ.Phld.Mus.p.75 K.; Κρίσις, title of a play by Sophocles on the Judgemént of Paris; κ. τινός judgement on or respecting, “τῶν μνηστήρωνHdt.6.131; “ἀέθλωνPi.O.3.21, N.10.23; “μορφῆςE.Hel.26: τῶν ὅπλων κ., referring to the story of Ajax, Pl.R.620b, cf. Arist.Po.1459b5; “κρίσιν . . τοῦ βίου πέρι ὧν λέγομενPl.R.360e; “κ. ἀμφ᾽ ἀέθλοιςPi.O.7.80; “κ. διημαρτημένηStoic.1.50; κ. συνετή Cleanth.ib.128; power of judgement, “κρίσει πραγμάτων διαφέρεσθαιPlb.18.14.10; κατὰ κρίσιν with judgement, advisedly, Id.6.11.8.
4. interpretation of dreams or portents, LXX Da.2.36, D.S. 17.116, J.AJ2.5.7.
b. result of a trial, condemnation, X.An.1.6.5.
c. ἡμέρα κρίσεως Day of Judgement, Ev.Matt.10.15.
3. dispute, “περί τινοςHdt.5.5, 7.26.
III. event, issue, κρίσιν σχεῖν to be decided, of a war, Th.1.23, Plb.31.29.5; “κρίσεως τυχεῖνId.1.59.11; “ἐν τοῖς πεπολιτευμένοις τὴν κ. εἶναι νομίζω1 suppose the issue depends upon my public measures, D.18.57.
2. turning point of a disease, sudden change for better or worse, Hp. VM19 (pl.), Gal.9.550, etc.; “κ. ξύντομος ἐπὶ τὸ κάκιονHp.Judic.34, cf. Gal.18(2).231.
IV. middle of the spinal column, Poll.2.177.
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    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1459b.5
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