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ἐπιτέλλω (A), aor. ἐπέτειλα:—Med., aor.
A.ἐπετειλάμηνA.R.3.264:—Pass., 3sg. plpf. “ἐπὶ.. ἐτέταλτοIl.2.643:—enjoin, prescribe, command, Hom., etc.—Constr. : c. dat. pers. et acc. rei, ἀλόχῳ δ᾽ ἐπὶ μῦθον ἔτελλεν spake a speech of command to her, Od.23.349 : c. acc. rei only, “κρατερὸν δ᾽ ἐπὶ μῦθον ἔτελλεIl.1.25, etc. ; “μῦθον.. ὃν Νέστωρ ἐπέτελλε11.840 ; ἐλήθετο συνθεσιάων ἃς ἐπέτελλε.. Διομήδης which he enjoined, prescribed, 5.320 ; ἐφετμέων ἃς ἐπέτειλας ib.818 ; [ἀέθλους] Hes.Th.995 ; so “θάνατον ἐπιτέλλεινPi.N.10.77 ; . μόχθων τέρματα fix them, A.Pr.100 (where others take it intr. arise, appear) : c. dat. pers. only, give orders to,ἐπὴν εὖ τοῖς ἐπιτείλωIl.10.63, 13.753, etc. : and so abs., “ δὲ σημαίνων ἐπέτελλεν21.445 : c. dat. pers. et inf., order him to do, 12.84, 21.230 ; so πέμπων μ᾽ ὧδ᾽ ἐπέτελλε (sc. ποιεῖν) 24.780, cf. 11.765, Od.17.9:—Med., just like Act., “ἄλλοισιν δὴ ταῦτ᾽ ἐπιτέλλεοIl.1.295 ; [νόστον Ἀχαιῶν] “ἐπετείλατο ΠαλλάςOd.1.327 ; “ δέ μοι χαλεποὺς ἐπετέλλετ᾽ ἀέθλους11.622 ; “κραδίῃ ἀνίαςA.R. 3.264 : c. dat. pers. et inf., Od.21.240 : abs., 17.21 ; “ἁγητὴρ υἱῷ ἐπιτελλόμενοςPi.P.1.70:—Pass., “τῷ δ᾽ ἐπὶ πάντ᾽ ἐτέταλτο ἀνασσέμεν ΑἰτωλοῖσιIl.2.643, cf. Od.11.524.—Poet. and later Prose, BGU886.2 (Med., ii A.D.), PThead.18.4 (iii/iv A.D.).
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