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Headword: *katabolh/
Adler number: kappa,482
Translated headword: instalment
Vetting Status: high
Demosthenes [in the] ninth Philippic [writes]: "just like a cycle or instalment of a fever".[1] In cyclical diseases one speaks of an "instalment" because of the fact that it occurs at a set time, in the way that the members of a loaning syndicate[2] pay the instalments of the money.
Greek Original:
*katabolh/: *dhmosqe/nhs q# *filippikw=|: w(/sper peri/odos h)\ kata- bolh\ puretou=. e)n tai=s periodikai=s no/sois le/getai/ tis katabolh/, dia\ to\ e)n a)podedeigme/nw| proi+e/nai xro/nw|, kaqa/per oi( e)ranistai\ ta\s katabola\s poiou=ntai tw=n xrhma/twn.
= Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
See also kappa 481, kappa 483.
[1] Demosthenes 9.29.
[2] cf. generally epsilon 2892.
Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; medicine; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 November 2000@07:29:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added a note) on 26 August 2003@23:23:55.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 27 August 2003@03:49:17.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 July 2011@04:38:27.
David Whitehead on 30 January 2013@06:18:26.


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