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προκεῖσθαι: cp. 481: O. T. 865νόμοι πρόκεινται.

δημόλευστον = λευσθέντα ὑπὸ τοῦ δήμου, the epith. of the victim being transferred to the doom: Tr. 357 ῥιπτὸς Ἰφίτου μόρος”. Cp. Aesch. Ag. 1616δημορριφεῖς...λευσίμους ἀράς”. Death by public stoning would mean that the transgressor was execrated as a traitor to the commonweal: see n. on O. C. 435.

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    • Sophocles, Antigone, 481
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    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 865
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 357
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1616
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