κατέκανον is the best, as it is the simplest, emendation of “κατέκτανον” (see cr. n.). Though the pres. “κατακαίνω” is not classical, the aor. is frequent; Xen. uses it ( Xen. An. 3. 1. 2, etc.). σέ τ᾽ αὖ τάνδ᾽ is a certain correction of “σέ τ᾽ αὐτάν”. Here the latter would be like saying, ‘and actually thee,’—as if the slaying of Haemon had been comparatively venial. It cannot be naturally explained as meaning, ‘the mother with the son.’
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