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ἐπελαύνω , upon, τὰς ἁμάξας ἐπελαύνουσι, i.e. upon the ice, Hdt.4.28.
b. drive to a place, ἐπελάντω (non-thematic 3pl. imper.) “βοῦς τρεῖςSIG1025.11 (Cos).
2. in Hom., lay metal beaten out into plates over a surface (cf. “ἐλαύνω111.1), “ἐπὶ δ᾽ ὄγδοον ἤλασε χαλκόνIl.7.223; “πολλὸς δ᾽ ἐπελήλατο χαλκός13.804, cf. 17.493.
3. metaph., ὅρκους ἐπελαύνειν τινί force an oath upon one, Hdt.1.146, cf. 6.62.
II. drive or ride against,ἱππον τινίX.Eq.8.11; lead against,τὴν στρατιήνHdt.1.164; push forcibly against,στέρνα θ᾽ ὁμοῦ καὶ χεῖραςA.R.1.381.
2. intr., march against, Hdt.1.17, al.; “τινίX. HG7.1.21; “ἐπὶ ΒαβυλῶναHdt.3.151, cf. 7.9.“α᾽; ἐπήλασαν οἱ ἱππόταιcharged, Id.9.49, cf. 18, Arr.Tact.4.7, al.; τρεῖς [νῆες] ἐπήλασαν περὶ τὸ ἕρμα drove upon the rock, Hdt.7.183: c. acc. loci, march over, Luc.Rh.Pr.5.
III. Pass., to be driven in after, τὸ -όμενον [τοῦ τομέως] X.Eq.Mag.2.3.
IV. Med., 3pl. aor. imper., ἐπελασάσθων οἱ ἁλιασταί let them impose a fine, IG5(2).6.23 (Tegea): 3pl. pres. imper. (non-thematic), ἐπελάσθω (fr. Ε᾿πελάνσθω)“ τὰ ἐπιζάμιαTab.Heracl.1.127.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.164
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.62
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.9
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.146
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.17
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.151
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.28
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.183
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.49
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.804
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.493
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.223
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 1 to Dionysus, 111.1
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.1.21
    • Xenophon, On the Cavalry Commander, 2.3
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 8.11
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.381
    • Lucian, Rhetorum praeceptor, 5
    • Arrian, Tactica, 4.7
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