γε μήν, however: Aesch. Ag. 1378 “ἦλθε, σὺν χρόνῳ γε μήν”. The only ground for ἁγὼν rather than ἀγὼν is the trace of χ from the first hand in L: neither reading is intrinsically better than the other. Cp. El. 1491 “λόγων γὰρ οὐ ι νῦν ἐστιν ἁγών, ἀλλὰ σῆς ψυχῆς πέρι”. The word ἀγών is so far ambiguous that it does not necessarily mean a physical contest, but can mean an issue or crisis (Lat. discrimen, momentum). Plat. Rep. 608B “μέγας...ὁ ἀγὼν...τὸ χρηστὸν ἢ κακὸν γενέσθαι”.
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