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πολυκτήμονες, an epith. which also implies “εὐγενεῖς”: cp. O. T. 1070πλουσίῳ χαίρειν γένει”. So these Theban elders are called “κοιρανίδαι” (940), and in O. T. 1223 γῆς μέγιστα τῆσδ᾽ ἀεὶ τιμώμενοι”: as Thebes itself, “ἀγλααί” (O. T. 153) and “μεγάλαι” (ib. 1203).

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