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ἐπανα-βαίνω , poet. ἐπαμβ- , Opp.H.3.638:—
A.get up on, mount,ἐπί τιAr.Nu.1487, Eq.169; ἐπαναβεβηκότες mounted (on horseback), Hdt.3.85; of a star, rise above the horizon, Arist.Mete.342b34.
2. of animals, cover, Id.HA540a22, Clearch.36.
3. come upon,τὸ γῆρας ἐπαναβάνCom.Adesp.612.
II. go up inland, Th. 7.29.
2. of αἰτίαι and ἀρχαί, mount upwards,ἐπὶ τὰ ἀνωτέρωArist. Metaph.990a6, cf. Ph.257a22; τὸ ἐπαναβεβηκός higher or more ultimate principle, S.E.P.1.174; the genus, Sor.2.6; [“ἀρχῆς] οὐδεὶς ἂν εὕροι ἁπλουστέραν οὐδὲ ἐπαναβεβηκυῖαν ἡντινοῦνPlot.2.9.1; search for higher principles,. ἀεὶ εἰς ἄπειρονId.3.6.1; ἐπαναβεβηκότα τῇ ψυχῇ [νοῦν] Id.6.9.5.
b. transcend, c. gen., Prm. in Rh.Mus.47.617; also c. dat., ἐνέργεια -βεβηκυῖα πάσαις καὶ χρωμένη αὐταῖς ὡς ὀργάνοις ibid.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 169
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.85
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.1.23
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1487
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.29
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