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νοσοῦντα φρενομόρως, suffering from a calamity (“μόρος”) to the mind. The adv. (a somewhat strange compound) may have been suggested by the Aeschylean “φρενώλης” ( Theb. 757), “φρενομανής” ( Ag. 1140). It recalls also the paraphrase of “μανία” in Eur. H. F. 1024 by “λυσσάδι..μοίρᾳ”.


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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1140
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 757
    • Euripides, Heracles, 1024
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