A condensation of the essential or main points of something
Joachim was the first to apply the "recapitulation" theory to Revelation.
It reappears in some strength in the code of Canute, but the latter is chiefly a recapitulation of former enactments.
(3) Then follows a recapitulation of the above in octosyllabic verse.
To prevent discontinuity of results at this stage, recapitulation from an analytical point of view is desirable.
To the law of " recapitulation " he unfortunately applied Hyatt's term " parallelism," a term which is used now in another sense.