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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 73 73 Browse Search
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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 6 6 Browse Search
M. Tullius Cicero, De Officiis: index (ed. Walter Miller) 6 6 Browse Search
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Sir Richard C. Jebb, Commentary on Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus, commLine 411 (search)
soi=s … ta/fois, poetical locative dat. (O. T. 381 n.), freq. in Homer, as Il. 21.389 h(/menos *ou)lu/mpw|. Some day the Thebans will invade Attica, and will be defeated by the Athenians near the grave of Oedipus. Cp. Aristeides u(pe\r tw=n tetta/rwn p. 284 (the great men of the Greek past are guardian spirits), kai\ r(u/esqai/ ge th\n xw/ran ou) xei=ron h)\ to\n e)n *kolwnw=| kei/menon *oi)di/poun: where the schol. records a vague legend of his epiphany in some fight with Theban invaders. When the Persians (480 B.C.) were repulsed from Delphi, two gigantic warriors pursued them; tou/tous de\ tou\s du/o *delfoi\ le/gousi ei(=nai tou\s e)pixwri/ous h(/rwas, *fu/lako/n te kai\ *au)to/noon, tw=n ta\ teme/nea/ e)sti peri\ to\ i(ro/n (Her. 8.39). So Theseus was seen at Marathon (Plut. Thes. 35); Athene appeared, and the Aeacidae helped, at Salamis (Her. 9.83 f.)