ὑμᾶς. This play supposes Oedipus to have died at Thebes: see on 50. ἔλουσα κἀκόσμησα: see nn. on O. C. 1602 f. “λουτροῖς τέ νιν ι ἐσθῆτί τ᾽ ἐξήσκησαν ᾗ νομίζεται”. Cp. below, 1201. χοάς: cp. 431. περιστέλλουσα: here, of sprinkling the dust and pouring the “χοαί”: cp. the general sense of the word in Ai. 1170 “τάφον περιστελοῦντε”. More oft. of laying out the dead (like “κοσμεῖν” here, and “συγκαθαρμόζειν” in Ai. 922): Od. 24.292 “οὐδέ ἑ μήτηρ ι κλαῦσε περιστείλασα”. Verg. Aen. 9. 485 “canibus date praeda Latinis | Alitibusque iaces: nec te tua funera mater | Produxi, pressive oculos, aut vulnera lavi, | Veste tegens.” δέμας: 205.
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