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ὑπερβάς, absol., having transgressed: Il. 9.501ὅτε κέν τις ὑπερβήῃ καὶ ἁμάρτῃ”: so Plat. Rep. 366Aὑπερβαίνοντες 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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    • Aristotle, Politics, 4.1292a
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 839
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.501
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