Ζεύς is opposed to Creon's edicts, not only as supreme god and therefore guardian of all religious duty, but also in each of his two special qualities,—as “χθόνιος” (O. C. 1606 n.),—and as “οὐράνιος”, since the denial of burial pollutes the realm of “οἱ ἄνω θεοί” (1072).
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