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ἔποικος, here, "one who dwells close to" the grove, — hardly, on the “χῶρος οὐκ οἰκητός(39); though the guardians of sacred ἄλση sometimes dwelt within them, as Maron in Apollo's grove (Od. 9.200), and the priest in Athena Kranaa's grove at Elatea (Paus. 10.34.7). Elsewhere “ἔποικος” usu. = "immigrant": so El. 189 (as = "alien"). In Aesch. PV 410ἔποικονἈσίας ἕδος” means the Greek settlers in Asia.

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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 410
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.200
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.34.7
    • Sophocles, Electra, 189
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 39
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