πόλιν, the State in the person of its head, Theseus: γένος, the people of Attica, as represented by the elders of Colonus. Cp. Ai. 861 “κλειναί τ᾽ Ἀθῆναι καὶ τὸ σύντροφον γένος”. So El. 706 “Αἰνιὰν γένος”: fr. 61 “κόρῃ τε κἀργείᾳ γένος”.
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