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[420] βοῆς δὲ κ.τ.λ. Of thy cry what haven shall there not be (i.e. to what place shall it not be borne), —what part of Cithaeron shall not be resonant with it(σύμφωνος ἔσται sc. αὐτῇ), re-echo it? If we took σύμφωνος ἔσται (and not ἔσται alone) with λιμήν as well as with Κιθαιρών, the figurative force of λιμήν would be weakened. We must not understand: What haven of the sea or what mountain (as if Cithaeron stood for ὄρος) shall not resound? λιμήν, poet. in the sense of ὑποδοχή, for that in which anything is received: Aesch. Pers. 250 Περσὶς αἶα καὶ μέγας πλούτου λιμήν” (imitated by Eur. Orest. 1077): the augural seat of Teiresias is “παντὸς οἰωνοῦ λιμήν,Soph. Ant. 1000: the place of the dead is Ἅιδου λιμήν, Soph. Ant. 1284: cp. below, 1208.

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