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ὑπέρτα^τος , η, ον, poet. Sup. of ὑπέρ,
A.uppermost, highest:
I. mostly of Place or position, “ἧστο .Il.23.451; “κεῖτο .12.381; . δώματα, θρόνος, etc., Hes.Op.8, Pi.O.2.77 (dub. l.), etc.
2. of gods, partly in reference to their abode, partly to their power, ib. 4.1, A.Supp.672 (lyr., nisi leg. -τως, v. infr. 4): then simply,
3. of rank or power, “θεῶν τὰν .S.Ant.338 (lyr.); “δαιμόνων .Ar.Av. 1765 (lyr.); “ἄνασσα Περσίδων .A.Pers.155 (troch.).
4. of things, . ὄλβος, ἀνορέαι, Pi.P.3.89, N.3.20; μόχθοι, σέβας, S.OC105, Ph.402 (lyr.), etc.; “τὰν ἐκ πασᾶν . πόλεωνId.Ant.1138 (lyr.); φρένας, πάντων ὅσ᾽ ἐστὶ χρημάτων . ib.684; “τοῦτο κερδέων ὑπέρτατονB.3.84: in late Prose, “ἀρετήPStrassb.40.41 (vi A. D.). Adv. ὑπερσπούδ-τως above all, A. Supp.672 (Ahrens from Sch.); above all measure. Sch.rec.Pi.O.1. 1.
II. of age eldest, Pi.N.6.21:—Pi. has also ὑπερώτατος , N.8.43: cf. ὑπέρτερος III fin.
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