A journey downwards: a journey downhill, a decrease of winds, a military retreat, a trip to the underworld; a trip from the interior of a country to the coast.
(historical) a military march up-country, especially that of Cyrus the Younger into Asia.
Katabasis or catabasis (Ancient Greek: κατάβασις, from κατὰ and βαίνω ) is a descent of some type, such as moving downhill, the sinking of the winds or sun, a military retreat, a trip to the underworld, or a trip from the interior of a country down to the coast. The term has multiple related meanings in poetry, rhetoric, and modern psychology.
(obsolete) The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation.
A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called "The Anabasis."
‘The anabasis of Napoleon.’;
The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation.