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ἐπήβολ-ος (Aeol. ἐπάβ- dub. in Sapph. Supp.10.2), ον,
A.having reached, achieved, or gained a thing, c. gen., “οὐ νηὸς . οὐδ᾽ ἐρετάων γίγνομαιOd.2.319; “τούτων .Hdt.9.94; “ἱματίου . γενέσθαιPSI4.418.22 (iii B.C.); “τούτων τῶν θεῶν .in possession of . ., Hdt.8.111; “τερπνῆς . . τῆσδ᾽ . νόσουA.Ag.542; . φρενῶν, Lat. compos mentis, Id.Pr.444, S.Ant.492; ἐπιστήμης, παιδείας ., Pl. Euthd.289b, Lg.724b, cf. Hp.Lex2; “μήτε πόλεως μήτε πολιτείαςHyp. Fr.78; “μεγάλων καὶ καλῶνArist.EN1101a13; νόος οἰκωφελίας αἷσιν ἐπάβολος whose mind is skilled in housewifery, Theoc.28.2; τῶν ὄντων . γενόμενος having become acquainted with the true facts, Hld. 10.20: c. inf., most dexterous at . .,κλέψαι -ώτατοςPlu.Arat.10.
2. pertaining to, befitting, κλήροισιν . belonging to our fields, Nic.Al. 232; “πάντεσσιν . ἥνδανε μῆτιςA.R.4.1380.
II. Pass., to be reached or won,ἐπήβολος ἅρματι νύσσαId.3.1272. (ἐφήβολος CIG (add.) 4303a20 (Myra).)
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 542
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 444
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.94
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.111
    • Plato, Laws, 724b
    • Plato, Euthydemus, 289b
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 492
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.319
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1272
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1380
    • Hippocrates, Lex, 2
    • Plutarch, Aratus, 10
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