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#90609 12/30/02 02:55 PM
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To me, Xenophon's Anabasis is really the catabasis, until they could see "Thalassa,Thalassa!"


#90610 12/30/02 04:02 PM
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the original, narrow sense of the word meant a "stepping up", a military march from the coast to the interior of a country. contrariwise, katabasis meant a "stepping down" from the interior to the coast.



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