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ἐπιτολή , , (ἐπιτέλλω (B))
A.the rising of a star,ἄστρωνE.Ph.1116 (pl.), cf. Archyt.I, Ptol.Alm.8.4 : hence, the season of a star's appearance in the heavens, Hp.Aër.2, Thphr.CP2.19.4, etc.; “ἈρκτούρουTh. 2.78 (pl.); “ΚυνόςArist.HA602a26 ; “τῆς ΠλειάδοςPlb.4.37.2 ; later of the sun or moon, App.BC5.90, Philostr.VA6.4 (pl.), Artem.1.3 (pl.):—as explained by Gem.13.3, .=rising (ἀνατολή) of a star as the sun rises or sets (. ἀληθινή, ἑῴα ἑσπερία), or just before sunrise or after sunset (. φαινομένη).
2. rising of the wind, Palaeph. 17 (pl., s.v.l.) ; rise or source of a river, or perh.=“ἐπιπολή1.1, GDI 5075.52 (Latos).
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    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1116
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.78
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.37.2
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.4
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