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κἄναγνον. Cp.

λέχη δὲ τοῦ θανόντος ἐν χεροῖν ἐμαῖν
χραίνω, δι᾽ ὧνπερ ὤλετ̓: ἆρ᾽ ἔφυν κακός;
ἆρ᾽ οὐχὶ πᾶς ἄναγνος;

So here, too, ἄναγνον refers to the taint of murder, aggravated by union with the wife of the slain. “"Both a parricide, and, in a complex sense, impure,—yea, guilty of incest."

δεξοίατ̓: cp. on 44. The fut. optat. after a secondary tense, as O. T. 538 f., 792, 796, 1271 ff.

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