ὦ τᾶν triumphantly, “my good friend. ” It is not meant to be a trait of rustic speech: in Soph. Phil. 1387 Neoptolemus uses it to Philoctetes; in Eur. Her. 321 Iolaus to Demophon, and Eur. Her. 688 the θεράπων to Iolaus; in Eur. Ba. 802 Dionysus to Pentheus.
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