ἀγνῶτος active, as in 681, 1133: but passive, “unknown,” Soph. Phil. 1008, Soph. Ant. 1001. Ellendt is not quite accurate in saying that Soph. was the first who used ἀγνώς in an active sense, for it is clearly active in Pind. P. 9.58 （478 B.C.） οὔτε παγκάρπων φυτῶν νήποινον οὔτ᾽ ἀγνῶτα θηρῶν （χθονὸς αἶσαν）, “a portion of land not failing in tribute of plants bearing all manner of fruit, nor a stranger to beasts of chase.” The passive use was, however, probably older than the active: compare Hom. Od. 5.79 “ἀγνῶτες ... ἀλλήλοισι” （pass.） with Thuc. 3.53 “ἀγνῶτες ἀλληλων” （act.）.ἐν δὲ τοῖσδ᾽ ἴσος: ἐν of the tribunal or company by whom one is judged: Soph. Ant. 459 “ἐν θεοῖσι τὴν δίκην ι δώσειν:” Eur. Hipp. 988 “οἱ γὰρ ἐν σοφοῖς ι φαῦλοι παρ᾽ ὄχλῳ μουσικώτεροι λέγειν”: and so, more boldly, Soph. OC 1213 “σκαιοσύναν φυλάσσων ἐν ἐμοὶ” （me iudice） κατάδηλος ἔσται. ἴσος aequus, just: Plat. Laws 975c “τὸν μέλλοντα δικαστὴν ἴσον ἔσεσθαι.” Dem. 7.35 （by a contemporary of Dem.） ἴσῳ καὶ κοινῷ δικαστηρίῳ. So Soph. Phil. 685 “ἴσος ὢν ἴσοις ἀνήρ.” The Scholiast explains, παρὰ δὲ τούτοις τῆς ὁμοίας δόξης ἣν καὶ πρώην εἶχον περὶ ἐμέ, i.e. “of the same repute as before.” To me such a version of ἵσος appears most strange.
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