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ἀνα-πτύσσω , pf. inf. Pass.
A.ἀνεπτύχθαιE.El.357: aor. Pass. “ἀνεπτύχθηνHp.Judic.3, but “-επτύγηνInt.48:—unfold the rollson which books were written, open for reading,. τὸ βιβλίονHdt.1.125, cf. 48; “δέλτων ἀναπτύσσοιμι γῆρυνE.Fr.370: also . πύλας, κύτος, undo, open, E.IT1286, Ion39; “χλαμύδαPlu.Demetr.42; even “χεῖλοςOpp.H.3.247; ἀναπτύξαςι χέρας with arms outspread, E.Hipp.1190; “σεισμοὶ -ξαντες τὴν ἁρμονίαν τῶν ὀρῶνPhilostr.Im.2.17:—Med., fold up, Arist.PA664b27, al.
b. cut open, of freshly killed animals, Pherecyd 97 J., Philum.Ven.17.3, PMag.Leid.V.10.1, etc.
c. ruminate, chew, Opp.H.1.137.
2. unfold, disclose,πᾶν . πάθοςA.Pers. 254, 294; “πάντ᾽ ἀναπτύσσει χρόνοςS.Fr.301; “. πρὸς φῶςId.El.639, cf. E.HF1256; “φρένα πρός τιναId.Tr.662: in later Prose, Porph. Antr.4.
II. as military term, τὴν φάλαγγα . fold back the phalanx, i.e. deepen it by countermarching from front to rear, X.Cyr.7.5.3; conversely, τὸ κέρας . open out the wing, i.e. extend the line by countermarching from rear to front, X.An.1.10.9, cf. Plu.Pel.23, Arr.Tact.9.5.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 254
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 294
    • Euripides, Electra, 357
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1256
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 1190
    • Euripides, Ion, 39
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 1286
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 662
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.125
    • Sophocles, Electra, 639
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.10.9
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.5.3
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 301
    • Plutarch, Pelopidas, 23
    • Plutarch, Demetrius, 42
    • Arrian, Tactica, 9.5
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