Thank you very much for your prompt answer!
well this ione is from Cavafy's poem
"Εκεί το σώμα μου είχε λάβει ο Έρως
με την εξαίσια του ισχύν.
I guess in this case it would be- it took over me
but iwas puzzeled since I know that the verb -λαμβάνω means to receive