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ἐπιστροφαὶ, the wheeling-about of Creon's guards, carrying off their captives, when overtaken by the Attic pursuers. For the military use of the word see on 536. “ἀνδρῶν ἐπιστροφαί”=“ἄνδρες ἐπιστρεφθέντες”: cp. El. 417εἰσιδεῖν πατρὸς...δευτέραν ὁμιλίαν”: Eur. Her. 581ὑμεῖς δ̓, ἀδελφῶν παροῦσ᾽ ὁμιλία”: Alc. 606ἀνδρῶν Φεραίων εὐμενὴς παρουσία”.

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