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- n. A recovery from a debilitating condition, especially irradiation of human tissue.
- n. Rebirth.
- n. Resurrection, especially the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
- n. Plural form of anastasi.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medicine, a condition of increasing health and vigor; convalescence.
- n. Resurrection.
Thanatos ke anastasis tou Konstandinou Paleologhou, 1971
Moron anastasis, "The Resurrection of Fools," the design of which was to show "that nobody ever counterfeited folly."
"Tini gar lanthanei hê ek parthenou gennêsis Iêsus kai ho estaurômenos kai hê papa pollois pepistreumenê anastasis autou, kai hê katangellomenê krisis."
The essential content of this manifestation (besides the revelation and the verification of the oneness and spirituality of God),  is, first of all, the message of the resurrection and eternal life ([Greek: anastasis zôê aiônios]), then the preaching of moral purity and continence ([Greek: enkrateia]), on the basis of repentance toward God
But perhaps, in no other point, with the exception of the [Greek: anastasis sarkos] has the religious conception remained so tenacious as in this and it decidedly prevailed, especially in the epoch with which we are now dealing.
To the more highly pitched self-consciousness this life had become a burden, and in the miseries of the present, one hoped for a future life in which the pain and vulgarity of the unreal life of earth would be completely laid aside ([Greek: Enkrateia] and [Greek: anastasis]).
[Greek: pathos] and [Greek: anastasis] of Christ, has nothing to say, to the communities to which he writes, about the forgiveness of sin.
Ton Iesoun kai ten anastasin, "Jesus they took for a new god, and anastasis, the resurrection, for a new goddess."
The Sadducees deny that there is any resurrection, any future state, so anastasis may signify; not only no return of the body to life, but no continuance of the soul in life, no world of spirits, no state of recompence and retribution for what was done in the body.
In the language of the creeds and professions of faith this return to life is called resurrection of the body (resurrectio carnis, resurrectio mortuoram, anastasis ton nekron) for a double reason: first, since the soul cannot die, it cannot be said to return to life; second the heretical contention of Hymeneus and Philitus that the Scriptures denote by resurrection not the return to life of the body, but the rising of the soul from the death of sin to the life of grace, must be excluded.