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Headword: *kataskeua/zein
Adler number: kappa,765
Translated headword: to argue, to maintain, to prove
Vetting Status: high
In Aristotle [sc. this verb means] demonstrating [something] in its entirety, but not denying what is being postulated. For kataskeua/zein is applied especially to something being postulated positively.[1]
"Most/very lawless and most/very villainous when it came to the preparations of [ = for making] his friends".[2]
Greek Original:
*kataskeua/zein: para\ *)aristote/lei to\ kaqo/lou deiknu/nai, a)lla\ mh\ a)nairei=n to\ tiqe/menon. ma/lista ga\r kataskeua/zein e)pi\ tou= katafatikw=s tiqeme/nou le/getai. a)dikw/taton de\ kai\ kakopragmone/staton peri\ ta\s tw=n fi/lwn kataskeua/s.
For this specialised sense of the headword verb kataskeua/zein see generally LSJ s.v., 8 (construct a positive argument).
[1] Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 150.1-3 Wallies.
[2] Polybius 8.9.3, citing Theopompus (theta 172) on Philip II of Macedon (phi 354).
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Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 August 2008@08:20:02.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 August 2008@00:36:20.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 4 August 2008@03:02:29.
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