Prophasis


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Proph´a`sis


n.1.(Med.) Foreknowledge of a disease; prognosis.
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An Agglutination was the largest changes have been found and after that was extended prophasis with relatively equable number at all treatments.
Griffiths (1985) ha insistido en marcas textuales (el uso de la palabra prophasis en la Historia de la guerra del Peloponeso de Tucidides y en Critias 120d8) y dramaticas: no es casual -sostiene-- que Hermocrates, arquitecto de la derrota ateniense, este alli sentado escuchando el relato de Critias y esperando su turno para hablar.
In addition, Orwin provides three appendices in which he briefly discusses the accuracy of Thucydides' speeches, his use of prophasis, and the presentation of Sparta's demand for the repeal of the Megarian Decrees.