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ὕπερθεν, also ὕπερθε Il.5.503, Od.14.476, (ὕπερθ') A.Th.228 (lyr.), PHib. (v. infr.); Aeol. ὕπερθα A.D.Adv.193.13: Adv.: (ὑπέρ):—
from above or (more freq.) merely above, τάφρος καὶ τεῖχος ὕ. Il.12.4, etc.: of the body, above, in the upper parts, ὕ. φοξὸς ἔην κεφαλήν 2.218; ἔνερθε πόδες καὶ χεῖρες ὕ. 13.75, cf. 5.122; τὰ ματρόθεν μὲν κάτω, τὰ δ' ὕ. πατρός Pi.P.2.48: rare in Prose, X.An.1.4.4, Mem.1.4.11, Sor. 1.18; τὸ ὕ. [τῆς γῆς] Arist.Mu.391b14; Ὀξυρύγχων πόλις ἡ ὕπερθε Μέμφεως PHib.1.95.5 (iii B. C.).

2. from heaven above, Od.24.344, h.Cer.13; i. e. from the gods, Il.7.101.

3. of Degree, τοτὲ μὲν ἄπορα, τοτὲ δ' ὕ. sometimes yet more, S.OC1745 (lyr.).

II. c. gen., above, over, Pi.P.4.192, Simon.37.9, A.Ag.232 (lyr.), etc.; ὕ. μόχθων ἐγένεθ' got the better of .., E.Ba.904 (lyr.); also ὕπερθεν ἢ ..above or beyond, i. e. worse than .., Id.Med.650 (lyr.).