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ἄνοδος (B), ἡ, way up, e.g. to the Acropolis at Athens, Hdt.8.53; τὴν ἄ. οἰκοδομήσασα CIG1948 (incert. loc.): metaph., ἡ εἰς τὸν νοητὸν τόπον τῆς ψυχῆς ἄ. Pl.R.517b, cf. Phld.D.1.6.

b. journey inland, esp. into Central Asia, like ἀνάβασις, τριῶν μηνῶν ἄ. Hdt. 5.50; ἄ. παρὰ βασιλέα ib.51, cf. X.An.2.1.1.

2. rising, τοῦ ὑγροῦ Arist.Mete.355a6; rising of a star, κατηλυσίη τ' ἄνοδός τε Arat.536; slope of a hill, Plb.5.24.4.

II. the first (or second) day of the Thesmophoria, Alciphr.3.39, cf. Sch.Ar.Th.86, Hsch.

III. ascent of the soul to its original source, Hierocl.in CA24p.471M.

IV. Math., increasing progression, Theol.Ar.58.