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date: 17 October 2019

hypothesis, literary (Greek). 

The Oxford Classical Dictionary
John Dewar DennistonJohn Dewar Denniston

(1) Prefixed to plays. Nearly all Greek dramas have an introductory note giving an outline of the plot and often other information; a number of them are in verse. They are of three main types, though they have become much confused in the course of transmission. Far the most important are those which are based on the introductions which ... ...

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