ἄλλον ... ἐξ ἄλλης χθονὸς “another [i.e. other than one of yourselves, the Thebans] from a strange land”: an alien, whether resident at Thebes, or not: cp. 451 οὗτός ἐστιν ἐνθάδε, ι ξένος λόγῳ μέτοικος. The cases contemplated in the proclamation （223-235） are （1） a Theban denouncing another Theban, （2） a Theban denouncing himself, （3） a Theban denouncing an alien.
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