EMEDD Citations for "catastasis"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. catastasis (English entry by Thomas Blount 1656)

    CATASTASIS: Catastasis (Gr.) the third part of a Comedy, and signifies the state and full vigour of it. Tragedies and Comedies have four principal parts in respect of the matter treated of, I. Protasis. 2 Epitasis. 3. Catastasis. 4. Catastrophe.

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