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ἐπίληπτ-ος , Ion. ἐπιλήπτ-λαμπτος , ον,
A.caught or detected in anything, “. ᾑρέθηS.Ant.406: c.part., ἐπίλαμπτος ἀφάσσουσα caught in the act of feeling, Hdt.3.69.
2.. culpable, censurable, “πάθοςPh.2.348; “βίοςId.2.4, al., cf. Porph.Chr.23; of errors in metre, Heph.4.6.
3.. disabled, “ἀνδράποδονHyp.Ath.15 (unless in signf. 11); of a hen-partridge, Arist.HA613b18.
II.. suffering from epilepsy, Hp.Aph.3.16:—D.25.80 puns on the two senses, τοὺς ἐπιλήπτους φησὶν ἰᾶσθαι, αὐτὸς ὢν . πάσῃ πονηρίᾳ; so “. ὑπὸ πάθουςPlu.2.798f.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Demosthenes, Against Aristogiton 1, 80
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.69
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 406
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.16
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