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ἐπικάθ-ημαι , Ion. ἐπικαθ-κάτημαι ,
A.sit upon, “τινίHdt.6.72, Ar.Eq.1093; press upon, be heavy upon, “ἐπί τινιId.Ra.1046: also c.acc., “. καμήλουςApp.Syr.32; “πόλις . . λόφον ἐπικαθημένηD.H.1.14: abs., sit upon eggs, incubate, Arist.HA558a19, 619b14; of bees, . ἐπὶ τοῖς κηρίοις ib.625a5.
2.. . ἐπὶ τῆς τραπέζης (v.l. ἐπὶ τῇ τρ.) sit at his counter, of a banker's clerk or money-changer, D.49.17, cf. 33: abs., “ ἐπικαθήμενοςId.36.7.
3.. of rain, cling to a flower, Thphr.CP3.24.4.
II.. sit down against a place, besiege it, abs., Th.7.27: c.dat., App.Mith..78.
III.. ἐπικαθήμενοι, οἱ, settlers, residents, PTeb.391.11 (i A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1046
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1093
    • Demosthenes, For Phormio, 7
    • Demosthenes, Against Timotheus, 17
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.72
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.27
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.14
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