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Theseus has named Oed. (557) and Laïus (553), but not Thebes. A knowledge of the stranger's country was implied by the rest. Cp. on 205. γῆς could stand with “ἦλθον” (cp. O. T. 152Πυθῶνος ἔβας”, Ph. 630νεὼς ἄγοντα”), but is more simply governed by “ἀπὸ”.

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