ὦ σπέρματ̓: for the plur. cp. 600. The v.l. σπέρμα τἀνδρὸς might be defended by Tr. 1147 “κάλει τὸ πᾶν μοι σπέρμα σῶν ὁμαιμόνων” (cp. ib. 304); but the sing., when it refers to more than one person, is usu. rather "race," like “σπέρμα Πελοπιδῶν” Aesch. Cho. 503. Cp. 330. ἐμαὶ δ᾽. When different relationships of the same person are expressed, the second is introduced by δέ, without a preceding μέν: Aesch. Pers. 151 “μήτηρ βασιλέως, ι βασίλεια δ᾽ ἐμή” Eur. Med. 970 “πατρὸς νέαν γυναῖκα, δεσπότιν δ᾽ ἐμήν”: Her. 7.10 “πατρὶ τῷ σῷ, ἀδελφεῷ δὲ ἐμῷ”: 8. 54 “Ἀθηναίων τοὺς φυγάδας, ἑωυτῷ δὲ ἑπομένους”.
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