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ξυναρπασθεῖσαν. Ajax being now viewed as a public enemy (1132), his property, including the “δούλη” and her son, would be seized by the Greek chiefs.— δουλίαν: the comparative rarity of the fem. form led to δούλιν displacing it in some MSS. (cr. n.); but cp. Aesch. Ag. 1084δουλίᾳ..φρενί”: Her. 3. 14ἐσθῆτι δουλίῃ” (or “δουληίῃ”). The Attic prose word would be “δουλικήν.

τροφή, mode of life; El. 1183δυσμόρου..τροφῆς”: O.C. 1687 “δύσοιστον ἕξομεν τροφάν”.

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