ἐπ᾽ ... ἔρχεται for the adverbial ἐπί separated from ἔρχεται, cp. Soph. OC 1777 “μηδ᾽ ἐπὶ πλείω ι θρῆνον ἐγείρετε.” This is “tmesis” in the larger sense: tmesis proper is when the prep. is essential to the sense of the verb: Hom. Il. 8.108 “οὔς ποτ᾽ ἀπ᾽ Αἰνείαν ἑλόμην” = οὓς ἀφειλόμην Αἰνείαν: cp. Monro H. G. sect. 176.
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