ὔμμ᾽ (Aeolic and epic), as Aesch. Eum. 620: so dat. “ὔμμι” O. C. 247 (n.). ἐπικτῶμαι, acquire, win: Aesch. Eum. 671 (“ὅπως”) “καὶ τόνδ᾽ ἐπικτήσαιο σύμμαχον, θεά”. In this general sense the ἐπί is not inconsistent with what “ἔμπας” implies, viz. that she fails to win human sympathy.
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