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μετά-στα^σις , εως, , (μεθίστημι)
A.removing, removal, “πόνωνS.Ichn.217; “κακοῦAnd. 2.8; μετάστασινἴσχειν admit of removal, of disease, Hp.Aph.5.7.
2. Rhet., removal of the scene to some hypothetical condition, Quint. 3.6.53.
b. shifting of blame, Hermog.Stat.2,6 (sg. and pl.).
b. departure from life, “τοῦ βίου μεταστάσειςId.Fr.554; “ ἐκ τοῦ βίου μ.Plb.30.2.5; μ. alone, death, Simon.32, J.AJ17.4.1.
c. on the Stage, exit of the chorus, Poll. 4.108.
d. Medic., transference of the seat of disease, Hp.Aff. 12, Gal.17(2).790, Aret.SA1.7; but, dislocation, Gal.8.246.
2. change, μορφῆς, γνώμης, E.Hec.1266, Andr.1003; μετάστασιν διδόναι (sc. θυμῷ) to allow a change to one's wrath, i. e. suffer it to cease, S. Ant.718; “τοῦ φρονεῖν μ.Alex.292.
3. change of political constitution, “πολιτείας μ.Pl.Lg.856c; “πρώτη μ. τῶν ἐξ ἀρχῆςArist.Ath.41.2; at Athens, the Revolution of 404 B.C., Lys.30.10.
b. counter-revolution, “ἐκ στάσεως μ.Th.4.74.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 17.4.1
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    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.7
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.74
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 41.2
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