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πολυσχίστων. Several paths converged at the “καταρράκτης ὀδός”. Oedipus halted (ἔστη) near the “ὀδός”, i.e. just before the path which he was following met the others. We are reminded, perhaps designedly, of that “σχιστὴ ὁδός” in Phocis at which the misfortunes of his early manhood began (O. T. 733).

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