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σέ τ᾽ αὐτὸν seems preferable to σὲ καὐτὸν, since “τεκαὶ” was usual in such formulas with “αὐτός”, cp. 462, 559, 952, 1009, 1125: though τε was sometimes omitted when a third clause followed, as Antiph. or. 5 § 11ἐξώλειαν αὑτῷ καὶ γένει καὶ οἰκίᾳ τῇ σῇ ἐπαρώμενον”. I hardly think that θεῶν can be right. It would be partitive, “"of the gods, the allseeing Sun."” When a partitive gen. stands thus, it ought to be emphatic, as in El. 1485τί γὰρ βροτῶν ἂν σὺν κακοῖς μεμιγμένων θνήσκειν μέλλων” etc. But here there is no stress on “"gods"” as opp. to other beings. I should prefer θεὸς, from which θεῶν may have arisen by the carelessness of a copyist who connected it with γένος.

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