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δόμων goes with Κάδμου also: cp. O. T. 417μητρός τε καὶ τοῦ σοῦ πατρός”: O. C. 1399κελεύθου τῆς τ᾽ ἐμῆς δυσπραξίας”. Cadmus founded Thebes; at a later time, Amphion (Niobe's husband) and his brother Zethus built a wall round it (Apoll. Rhod. 1. 740 ff.). The Thebans are πάροικοι (neighbours) δόμων, as dwelling around the “Καδμεία”, the Theban acropolis which was the seat of Cadmus (cp. O. T. 20 n.).


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