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ὑπερπετής , ές,
A.flying over or above,τοῦ τείχους ὑπερπετῆ γιγνόμενα τὰ βέληAen.Tact.32.10; βέλη . τῶν πρωτοστατῶν φερόμενα darts flying over their heads, Plb.18.30.3, cf. 8.7.3, D.S.14.23; “. ὄρνειςStr.5.4.5; “τὸ .all that flies over, Id.15.1.38; . πνεῖν, of winds, Id.15.3.10: metaph., high-flying, Luc.Pr.Im.17.
II. stretching beyond, reaching high,θωράκιαPlb.8.4.4; “φάλαγξoutflanking, D.H.9.11: c. gen., “. τῆς πνοῆςfar above, D.S.17.7; “κορυφὴ -εστέρα τῆς καμήλουreaching higher, Str.16.4.16; ἐὰν βίᾳ τις τὸ κλύσμα ἐνθλίβων ὑπερπετὲς αὐτὸ ποιήσῃ too high, Mnesith. ap. Orib.8.38.9.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 14.23
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.7
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.38
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.30.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.4.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 8.7.3
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.3.10
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.4.16
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.4.5
    • Lucian, Pro imaginibus, 17
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.11
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