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σύγκρι^σις , εως, ,
A.aggregation, combination, condensation, opp. διάκρισις, Ti.Locr.100e, Pl.Ti.64e,65c, Arist.Ph.260b11 sq., Metaph. 984a15, Thphr.Sens.84, Epicur.Ep.1p.19U., etc.; of formation and birth, opp. dissolution (διάκρισις), D.H.2.56; “διὰ τῆς ποιᾶς ς. τῶν ἀγγείωνSor.2.4; γεώδους ἀντεχόμενα ς. of an earthy consistency, D.S.1.7.
2. in a concrete sense, compound substance, Arist.Mete. 346a16,al., GA728b2, Thphr.Sens.75, Epicur.Ep.1p.6U., al., Metrod. Fr.9.
3. physique, constitution, Sor.1.22,86, al.; ῥέουσαν ς. στῆσαι a collapsing constitution, Herod.Med. ap. Orib.5.27.1; τὴν ὅλην ἐξενεγκεῖν ς. the whole mass or structure (viz. foetus), Sor.2.63.
4. ς. δείπνου,= collatio, Gloss.
5. = cerniculum, ib.
II. comparison, Philem.109, Lyr.Alex.Adesp.32; “πρὸς ἄλληλαArist. Top.102b15; “τῶν ἀψύχων τοῖς ἀψύχοιςPlb.6.47.10; οὐκ ἔχων ς. πρός τι admitting of no comparison with . ., i.e. beyond all comparison better, Demetr.Sceps. ap. Ath.14.658b; “συγκρίσεις τῆς ῥητορικῆς τῇ φιλοσοφίᾳPhld.Rh.2.146S.; συγκρίσει by comparison, Babr.101.8; “κατὰ σύγκρισινPhryn.PS p.1 B., Suid. s.v. συγκριτικῶς; πρὸς σύγκρισιν IG5(2).268.53 (Mantinea, i B.C.), OGI669.56 (Egypt, i A.D.); freq. in late Prose, as Plu.Flam.21, al., Luc.Asin.56.
III. ς. ἐνυπνίου interpretation of a dream, LXX Ge.40.12, al.; “τῆς γραφῆςThd.Da.5.7,17.
2. decision, PEnteux.8.6 (iii B.C.), BGU1185.27 (i B.C.), PLond.2.359.3 (ii A.D.); ἐν συγκρίσει of land awaiting the decision of the dioecetes whether it shall be assessed for rent, PTeb. 61b).220, cf. 72.149, al. (ii B.C.).
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    • Plato, Timaeus, 64e
    • Plato, Timaeus, 65c
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.47.10
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 40.12
    • Plutarch, Titus Flamininus, 21
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.7
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.56
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