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ἐπικαλέω 1 call upon a god, invoke, appeal to, Hdt., Dem.; ἐπ. θεόν τινι to invoke a god, to watch over him, Hdt.:—so in Mid., id=Hdt., Xen. invite, Od.; in Mid., Hdt.
3.Mid. to call in as a helper or ally, id=Hdt., Thuc.
4.Mid. to call before one, summon, of the Ephors, Hdt.
5.Mid. to challenge, id=Hdt.
II.Pass. to be called by surname, id=Hdt.: to be nicknamed, Xen. bring as an accusation against, τί τινι Thuc.; ταῦτ᾽ ἐπικαλεῖς; is this your charge? Ar.:—Pass., τὰ ἐπικαλεύμενα χρήματα the money he was charged with having, Hdt.

1 fut. έσω

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