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ὑπέρκειμαι , Pass.,
A.lie above, esp. of place, to be placed or situated above or beyond,οἱ ὑπερκείμενοι τῆς Μακεδονίας βάρβαροιPlb.4.29.1, cf. 5.44.10, Str.9.5.19; “ ὀφρὺς . τοῦ ὄμματοςPhilostr.Jun.Im.2, cf. Sor.1.8, al., Gal.6.344, al.: rarely c. dat., “ἔν τινι . αὐτοῖς νησιδίῳArist.Mir. 832a23:abs., Hp.Fract.8; mostly in part., lying or situated above, ὑπερκειμένη χώραIsoc.4.163; “τῶν . κρημνῶνoverhanging, Plb.10.30.2.
2. metaph., to be placed above (in rank), -μενος [δαίμων] superior, Plot. 3.4.3, cf. Procl.Inst.56; transcend,τῆς διακρίσεωςDam.Pr.164: c. acc., excel, τινα LXX Ez.16.47.
3. εἰς πρᾶσιν ὑπερκείμενα put up for sale, PAmh.2.97.5 (ii A. D.), restd. in PGen.5.8 (ii A. D.).
II. to be delayed, postponed, Luc.Bis Acc.23; τὰς εἰς τὸ τρίτον ἔτος ὑπερκειμένας (sc. ἀρτάβας) BGU1760.24 (i B. C.); cf. “ὑπερτίθημι11.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 163
    • Old Testament, Ezekiel, 16.47
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.30.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.29.1
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.44.10
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.5.19
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 8
    • Philostratus Minor, Imagines, 2
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