ὑπερβάς, absol., having transgressed: Il. 9.501 “ὅτε κέν τις ὑπερβήῃ καὶ ἁμάρτῃ”: so Plat. Rep. 366A “ὑπερβαίνοντες καὶ ἁμαρτάνοντες.” τοὐπιτάσσειν, prop. said of a master giving orders to slaves (O. C. 839): so “ἐπιτάγματα” are a despot's commands (Arist. Pol. 4.4. 28). For the art., cp. 78. νοεῖ, as 44.—Antigone ‘did violence to the laws’ by her deed: she seemed ‘to dictate to her rulers’ when she proclaimed a law superior to theirs (450 ff.). Cp. 482 ff.
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