πότερα. Oed. has said, “"If you pledge yourself to keep me in Attica, a serious issue will be raised."” Theseus:— “"Do you speak of the relations between your sons and me?"” You mean that they will contest my right to retain you? ἐγγενῶν (Hartung) may be right; but the MS. ἐκγόνων is not condemned by the evident fact that Theseus does not yet know of the quarrel between the father and the sons (599). It is enough if he knows the sons to exist: they would represent the claim of the “ἐγγενεῖς.” κἀμοῦ: the MS. “ἢ ᾿μοῦ” is certainly wrong. Theseus does not ask—“"Will the issue be serious for your kinsmen, or for me?"” but, “"In what quarter will the issue arise?"” Cp. 606 “τἀμὰ κἀκείνων”. The conject. ἢ τοῦ (=“τίνος”) is tame: and κἀμοῦ has the advantage in clearness, by indicating the second party to the “ἀγών”.
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