systasis

systasis

Obsolete, a union, especially a political union as a federation or alliance.
See also: Joining
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After an introduction to the Greek magical papyri, she covers the religio-philosophical concept of the personal daimon and the magico-theurgic ritual of systasis, the religious concept of paredros, and the concept of god through manifold religious and philosophical assimilations.
Next, if the plot, that is to say, the synthesis or systasis of the events, (101) is the dramatic articulation of the eidos of human actions, it is no wonder that the philosopher regards it as the controlling and organizing principle of the entire artistic composition, (102) given that it plays in the work of art the role that form plays in the order of Being.
X 8 letters: ARAUCANA, EYEPIECE, SYSTASIS 9 letters: ATHABASKA, CONCYCLIC EBENACEAE, GONGAGENG, HACHSHISH, OGBOMOSHO, SUSPENSES 10 letters: ANATHEMATA, EVERYWHERE, SYSTEMISES 11 letters: ANAMNIONATA, ELEAGNACEAE, HEATHTHRUSH, KNICKAKNOCK, YMAGYNYNGLY 12 letters: ACCIACCATURA (cham), EVIDENCEABLE, LIGULIFLORAL (cham), REVERBERATOR, SYSTEMATISES 13 letters: EXPERGISCENCE, PIMPERLIMPIMP, READER-PRINTER, WINDOWSWALLOW 14 letters: ACANTHOCEPHALA, ELECTROPHORESE, THROSTLE-THROAT 15 letters: SERORESISTANCES 16 letters: ABRACHIOCEPHALIA (sted), SINISTROTORSIONS (sted) 17 letters: TRANSIT-INSTRUMENT 18 letters: EMPLOYMENT-EXCHANGE (b) Pattern X ?
Since antiquity concepts of chance (tyche), disorder (ataxia) and disorganization were considered the opposite and negation of reason (logos), order (taxis), and organization (systasis).