ἀνοίγετε: a usual form of summons, addressed to no particular person, but to the inmates of the house generally; Aesch. Ch. 877“ἀλλ᾽ ἀνοίξατε”: Adelph. 4. 4. 26 “aperite, aliquis.” Ajax had “πρόσπολοι”, though they were not at this time in the house (539).—We should not explain the plur. as addressed by the choregus to the choreutae and Tecmessa. αἰδῶ … λάβοι: cp. Ph. 1078“φρόνησιν.. λάβοι”: Tr. 669 f. “προθυμίαν ι ... λαβεῖν.” κἀπ᾽ ἐμοὶ: for this modest “καί”, cp. Ph. 192“εἴπερ κἀγώ τι φρονῶ”, and n. on Ant. 719.βλέψας should naturally go with “κἀπ᾽ ἐμοί”, though “βλέπειν ἐπί τινι” seems to occur nowhere else, and “ἐπιβλέπειν τινί” only in Lucian Astr. 20“καὶ σφίσι γινομένοισι τῷ μὲν ἡ Ἀφροδίτη τῷ δὲ ὁ Ζεὺς...ἐπέβλεψαν” (‘looked with favour’). The alternative is to take “ἐπ᾽ ἐμοί” as= ‘in my case,’ and “βλέψας” as epexegetic; but this is certainly harsh.
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