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τις placed before its noun: 1163: Ph. 519.

ὀπτὴρ, a scout; cp. Od. 14. 261ὀπτῆρας δὲ κατὰ σκοπιὰς ὤτρυνα νέεσθαι”: Aesch. Theb. 36σκοποὺς δὲ κἀγὼ καὶ κατοπτῆρας στρατοῦ ἔπεμψα”. In Suppl. 185, however, “ὀπτῆρες” are ‘eye-witnesses,’—the usual sense of the word in Attic prose.

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    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 36
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.261
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 519
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