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[1223] A messenger comes forth from the house. An ἐξάγγελος is one who announces τὰ ἔσω γεγονότα τοῖς ἔξω (Hesych.), while the ἄγγελος (924) brings news from a distance: in Thuc. 8.51τῷ στρατεύματι ἐξάγγελος γίγνεται ὡς, κ.τ.λ.),” one who betrays secrets.

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