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descent

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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Coming down or way down: P. κατάβασις, ἡ.

Declivity: P. and V. λόφος, ὁ, V. κλιτύς, ἡ.

Precipice: P. and V. κρημνός, ὁ.

Attack: P. and V. εἰσβολή, ἡ.

By sea: P. ἐπίπλους, ὁ.

Landing: P. ἀπόβασις, ἡ.

A descent on the coast: P. ἀπόβασις τῆς γῆς (Thuc. 1, 108).

Make a descent on, v.: ἀπόβασιν ποιεῖσθαι εἰς (acc.).

Lineage, subs.: P. and V. γένος, τό, γενεά, ἡ (Eur. Frag., Plat., and Ar.), V. γένεθλον, τό, σπορά, ἡ, σπέρμα, τό.