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Headword: Ὑπόθεσις
Adler number: upsilon,497
Translated headword: plot, hypothesis
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] summary, account.[1]
The principles are also called 'hypotheseis', because they are not established through demonstration.[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑπόθεσις: περιοχή, αἰτία. λέγονται δὲ καὶ αἱ ἀρχαὶ ὑποθέσεις, ὅτι μὴ δι' ἀποδείξεως τίθενται.
Notes:
[1] Of (e.g.) a comedy or tragedy; cf. pi 1229. Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 587.4.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; tragedy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 8 June 2004@16:47:05.
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David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 June 2004@03:51:27.
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