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254-667: First episode

First ἐπεισόδιον. Oedipus appeals to the Chorus, who resolve that Theseus shall decide (295). Ismene arrives from Thebes (324), with news of the war between her two brothers, and presently goes to perform the prescribed rites in the grove of the Eumenides (509). After a “κομμός(510—548) between Oedipus and the Chorus, Theseus enters, and assures Oedipus of protection.

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