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ἀνα-πτύσσω, pf. inf. Pass. ἀνεπτύχθαι E.El.357: aor. Pass. ἀνεπτύχθην Hp.Judic.3, but -επτύγην Int.48:—
unfold the rollson which books were written, open for reading, ἀ. τὸ βιβλίον Hdt.1.125, cf. 48; δέλτων ἀναπτύσσοιμι γῆρυν E.Fr.370: also ἀ. πύλας, κύτος, undo, open, E.IT1286, Ion39; χλαμύδα Plu.Demetr.42; even χεῖλος Opp.H.3.247; ἀναπτύξαςͅ χέρας with arms outspread, E.Hipp.1190; σεισμοὶ -ξαντες τὴν ἁρμονίαν τῶν ὀρῶν Philostr.Im.2.17:—
Med., fold up, Arist.PA664b27, al.

b. cut open, of freshly killed animals, Pherecyd 97 J., Philum.Ven.17.3, PMag.Leid.V.10.1, etc.

c. ruminate, chew, Opp.H.1.137.

2. unfold, disclose, πᾶν ἀ. πάθος A.Pers. 254, 294; πάντ' ἀναπτύσσει χρόνος S.Fr.301; ἀ. πρὸς φῶς Id.El.639, cf. E.HF1256; φρένα πρός τινα Id.Tr.662: in later Prose, Porph. Antr.4.

II. as military term, τὴν φάλαγγα ἀ. fold back the phalanx, i.e. deepen it by countermarching from front to rear, X.Cyr.7.5.3; conversely, τὸ κέρας ἀ. open out the wing, i.e. extend the line by countermarching from rear to front, X.An.1.10.9, cf. Plu.Pel.23, Arr.Tact.9.5.