EMEDD Citations for "epitasis"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. Epitasis (Latin entry by Thomas Cooper 1565, fol. tt4v)

    Epitasis. sis. f. g. The most busie parte of a comedie.

  2. epitasis (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Epitasis, * The moste busie parte of a comedie.

  3. epitasis (English entry by Thomas Blount 1656)

    EPITASIS: Epitasis (Gr.) the second and busiest part of a Comedy, which signifies the intention or exaggeration of matters. See Catastasis

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