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[134] πρὸ on behalf of, cp. πρὸ τῶνδε 10, Soph. OC 811: Xen. Cyrop. 8.8.4εἴ τις ... διακινδυνεύσειε πρὸ βασιλέως”: 1. 6. 42 ἀξιώσουσι σὲ πρὸ ἑαυτῶν βουλεύεσθαι. Campb. reads πρὸς τοῦ θανόντος, which here could mean only “at the instance of the dead.” πρός never = “on behalf of,” “for the sake of,” but sometimes “on the side of”: e.g. Hdt. 1.124ἀποστάντες ἀπ᾽ ἐκείνου καὶ γενόμενοι πρὸς σέο,” “ranged themselves on your side”: Hdt. 1.75ἐλπίσας πρὸς ἑωυτοῦ τὸν χρησμὸν εἶναι,” that the oracle was on his side: below, 1434, πρὸς σοῦ ... φράσω, I will speak on your side, —in your interest: Soph. Trach. 479καὶ τὸ πρὸς κείνου λέγειν,” to state his side of the case also.

ἐπιστροφήν a turning round (Soph. OC 1045), hence, attention, regard: ἐπιστροφὴν τίθεσθαι )like “σπουδήν, πρόνοιαν τίθ.,Soph. Aj. 13, 536( = “ἐπιστρέφεσθαίτινος(,Soph. Phil. 599. Dem. 23.136οὐκ ἐπεστράφη” “heeded not” = “οὐδὲν ἐφρόντισεDem. 23.135.

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