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τοιαῦτ̓, introducing the ground for the statement; cp. 164 n.— αἱμοβαφῆ: cp. 95ἔβαψας ἔγχος εὖ..;

χρηστήρια, with tragic pathos, since the word denoted holy sacrifices to the gods (properly, before consulting an oracle): Aesch. Theb. 230σφάγια καὶ χρηστήρια θεοῖσιν ἔρδειν”. Cp. Aesch. Ag. 645παιᾶνα τόνδ᾽ Ερινύων”.


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