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κατά-στα^σις , εως, ,
I. trans., settlement, establishment, institution, “χορῶνA.Ag.23, cf. Ar. Th.958; “πραγμάτων ἀρχὴ καὶ κ. πρώτηD.18.188; αὕτη κ. τῆς δημοκρατίας mode of establishing democracy, Pl.R.557a; ἐπιτροπῆς κ. constitution of a wardship, Arist.Ath.56.6: also c. gen. agentis, δαιμόνων κ. their ordinance, decree, E.Ph.1266.
b. at Athens, payment on enrolment in the cavalry, Eup. 268, Pl.Com.165, Lys.16.6 (pl.).
3. bringing of ambassadors before the senate or assembly, introduction, presentation, Hdt.3.46, 8.141, 9.9.
4. κ. ἐγγυητῶν bringing one's bail forward, D.24.83,84; ἐμφανῶν production of goods, etc., in dispute, Id.53.14, Arist.Ath.56.6, Is.6.31.
5. pleading of a case, “τὰ πρὸς τὴν κ. δικαιώματαPPetr.3p.55 (iii B.C.), cf. PAmh.2.33.7 (ii B.C.), etc.; opp. ἀφήγησις, Aps.p.251 H.; opp. διήγησις, Corn.Rh.p.371 H., cf. Hermog.2.64R.; “αἱ κ. τῶν δημηγοριῶνArist.Rh.Al.1438a2; f.l. for προκατάστασις, Hermog.Inv.2 tit.
8. rarely, setting of fractures, Hp.Fract.31, cf. Gal.18(2).590.
II. intr., standing firm, settled condition, fixedness, “κ. γένοιτ᾽ ἂν οὐδενὸς νόμουS.Aj.1247.
2. state, condition, οὕτω δὴ ἀνθρώπου κ. so is the condition of man, Hdt.2.173; “ἐν ἀνθρώπου φύσι καὶ καταστάσιId.8.83; “ αὐτὴ κ. ἐστι τῇ πρὸ τῆς γενέσεως μετὰ τὴν τελευτήνEpicur.Fr.495; of climatic and seasonal conditions, Hp.Epid.1.3,20; “αἱ κ. τοῦ ἐνιαυτοῦId.Aph.3.15; “ἀέροςThphr.HP8.8.7; “λοιμικὴ κ.Plb.1.19.1, Dsc. 4.115 (pl.); νηνεμία καὶ κ. settled weather, Plu.2.281b; “θαυμαστή τις εὐδίας κ.Luc.Halc.4; “κ. τοῦ χρώματος καὶ σώματοςHp.Prorrh.2.4; κ. ὀμμάτων, προσώπου, E.Med.1197, Plu.2.260c; “κ. κακῶνE.Hipp.1296; νυκτὸς ἐν κ. in the stillness of night, Id.Rh.111; ἐν τοιαύτῃ κ. τῆς ἡλικίας at such a mature age, Hyp.Fr.205; “τὰς ψυχὰς ἐπὶ τὴν ἀρχαίαν κ. ἄγεινPl.R.547b; “οὐ τὴν αὐτὴν ἔχει κ.Arist.HA601b7; equiv. to διάθεσις, Id.Rh.1370a2; state of affairs, Isoc.4.115, D.18.62, Plb.2.71.2; also τὴν προσήκουσαν ἔχειν κ. the proper attitude, Carneisc. Herc.1027.10.
4. position of troops in battle, Plb.2.68.9.
5. Gramm., construction, “ δέουσα κ.A.D. Synt.132.3 (but τῆς κ. οὕτως ἐχούσης the state of the case being as follows, Id.Adv.157.1).
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