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κέλευθος: cp. 164. Some wayfarers, passing by Colonus towards Athens, may have heard the prolonged tumult of horror which greeted the name of Oedipus (222). As the distance to the city is more than a mile, there will be many chances for the news to be caught up from their lips, and carried to Theseus.

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