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TitleAnabasis: Up the Staircase
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Year of Publication2016
AuthorsPinnock, Hugh W., and Fernando Vazquez

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the term anabasis is derived from a Greek word that means "to go or walk up." Donald Parry defines it as "a poetical device where there is an apparent stepping up from one sense to another, until, at the pinnacle is a culmination of thought."


An extract from Hugh W. Pinnock, Finding Biblical Hebrew and Other Ancient Literary Forms in the Book of Mormon (Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1999), 85.

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