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For with a hair-raising shriek, Terror, the diviner of dreams for our house, breathing wrath out of sleep, uttered a cry of terror in the dead of night from the heart of the palace,  a cry that fell heavily on the women's quarter.1 And the readers of these dreams, bound under pledge, cried out from the god that those beneath the earth cast furious reproaches  and rage against their murderers.
1 The language of the passage is accommodated to a double purpose: （1） to indicate an oracular deliverance on the part of the inspired prophetess at Delphi, and （2） to show the alarming nature of Clytaemestra's dream: while certain limiting expressions （as ἀωπόνυκτον, ὕπτου） show the points of difference. “Phoebus” is used for a prophetic “possession,” which assails Clytaemestra as a nightmare （cp. βαρὺς πίτνων）; so that her vision is itself called an ὀνειρόμαντις.
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