Figure Name catabasis
Source Bullinger (1898) ("catabasis; or, gradual descent")
Earliest Source None
Synonyms gradual descent, decrementum
Etymology Gr. kata "down" and basis "a going"
Type None
Linguistic Domain

1. The Opposiste of Anabasis... and is used to emphasize humiliation, degradation, sorrow, etc. (Bullinger, 459)


1. Isa. 40:31.- "They that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings as eagles,
they shall run, and not by weary,
they shall walk, and not faint." (Bullinger, 459)

Kind Of
Part Of
Related Figures anabasis
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Ioanna Malton
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