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ἐνήλλαξεν, changed its direction, schol. “ἀντέστρεψε.

μῆλα καὶ ποίμνας, ‘sheep and cattle’: “ποῖμναι” being used here (as in 42 and 300) in the wider sense, so as to include herds of oxen: see 53 n.

1062 f. The acc. αὐτὸν is resumed and more closely defined by σῶμα: cp. 1149 (“βοήν” after “σέ”, etc.): O. T. 819καὶ τάδ᾽ οὔτις ἄλλος ἦν ᾿γὼ ᾿π᾽ ἐμαυτῷ τάσδ᾽ ἀρὰς προστιθείς”. Similarly Tr. 287 ff. “νιν” after “αὐτόν.

τυμβεῦσαι τάφῳ: Lycophron 154 “ἐτύμβευσεν τάφῳ”. Thesm. 885 “ποῦ δ᾽ ἐτυμβεύθη τάφῳ;


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