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τηλωπὸς, properly ‘of distant aspect’ (“ὤψ”), here merely ‘distant,’ as in Ph. 216βοᾷ τηλωπὸν ἰωάν.

οἰχνεῖ: cp. El. 165 n.

θήραν ἔχων: for the periphrasis, cp. 540: Ph. 839θήραν τήνδ᾽ ἁλίως ἔχομεν”. He had gone on a foray (343) in the highlands of Mysia (720).


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    • Euripides, Electra, 165
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