(ἄμβλοσις; ámblosis). Abortion, recommended by Plat. Pol. 461c and Aristot. Pol. 1335 b 25 under certain circumstances, besides abandonment of the newborn, but regarded in Greece in general opinion as reprehensible (Hippoc. 4,630,9 f.). However, there is no evidence of amblosis as a punishable offence in the area of either Greek or (see, however, Cic. Clu. 32) Graeco-Egyptian law.
E. Cantarella, L'ambigno malanno, 21985, 66 f.
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Thür, Gerhard (Graz),
Brill’s New Pauly
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