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μεταλλ-α^γή , ,
A.change, Epich.170.14, Hp.Aph.3.1 (pl.); μ. τῶν σκελέων alternation of the legs in walking, Id.Art.58; μ. τῆς ἡμέρης eclipse, Hdt.1.74; ἐν μεταλλαγᾷ πολυμηχάνου ἀνδρός by receiving a crafty man forthy master instead [of me], S.Ph.1134; “μεταλλαγαῖς εἰς ἄλληλαPl.Ti.61c.
2. c. gen. objecti, μ. πολέμου change from war, X.HG7.4.10, cf. E.HF765, 766 (lyr.); μ. τοῦ βίου, i. e. death, Phld. Acad.Ind.p.93 M., Plu.2.101f; μ. alone, decease, “ τοῦ Καρνεάδου μ.Phld. l. c., cf. D.S.18.9, D.C.57.4; βασιλέων μεταλλαγαί 'the Deaths of Kings', title of work by Anaximenes, Ath.12.531d; of Alexander the Great, Marm.Par.109.
3. change for the worse, ruin, “εἰς μ. ἀγαγεῖνMen.Pk.29.
II. exchange, interchange, “τῶν ἐπιστημῶνPl. Tht.199c.
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    • Euripides, Heracles, 765
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.74
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 199c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 61c
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1134
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.4.10
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 58
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.1
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 18.9
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 57.4
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