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ἀρχάς, the king's powers or prerogatives, like “κράτη” (60, 166, 173): cp. 177, 797. Cp. Aesch. Ch. 864ἀρχάς τε πολισσονόμους πατέρων θ᾽ ἕξει μέγαν ὄλβον” (Orestes). Eur. I. A. 343ἐπεὶ κατέσχες ἀρχάς” (Agamemnon).

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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 864
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    • Sophocles, Antigone, 177
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