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βωμῷ with “προσπεσόντα”, rather than locative dat. with “καθῆσθαι”: with the latter cp. 1160θάκημα”, 1163ἕδρα” ( O. T. 15προσήμεθα”, ib. 20θακεῖ”, and ib. 2 n.).

ἔκυρον. In Eur. Hipp. 746κύρων” was restored by Heath from MS. “κυ^ρῶν” (v.l.ναίων”): elsewhere Attic poets have only “κυρέω”. Il. 23.821 has “κῦρον”: Hom. Hymn. 5.189κῦρε”: and the form was used by the Alexandrian poets. It seems unnecessary, then, to conjecture “κυρῶν ἔθυον” (Blaydes).

ἡνίχ᾽ ὡρμώμην, “"when I first set out,"” lit., “"when I proceeded to set out"”: i.e. when he left the sacrifice, summoned by the cry of the Chorus, 887.

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    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1160
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 15
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    • Homer, Iliad, 23.821
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