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The skene represents the temple of Zeus Agoraios in Marathon, an outlying region of Attica. At an altar before the temple are Iolaus and the young sons of Heracles. Iolaus I have long ago come to this conclusion: the just man is to his neighbors by nature while the man whose heart runs untrammeled toward gain is of no use to his city and hard to deal with but to himself the best of friends. This wisdom I know not at second hand but by experience. For out of a sense of honor and because I reverenced the tie of blood, I more than any other shared with Heracles in his many labors while he was in our midst, though I could have lived at peace in Argos. And now, since he dwells in heaven, I keep safe beneath my wings these children of his, though I myself need someone to save me. When their father departed from the earth, first Eurystheus determined to kill us. But we escaped from him, and though we lost our city, we saved
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