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ἡμὶν, ethic dat.: O. C. 81 βέβηκεν ἡμὶν ξένος;

τοῖς κυρίοις, i.e., Ajax himself, who is the “κύριος” or ‘principal person’ in this matter, as being most nearly concerned in it. For the poet. plur., cp. Aesch. Ch. 688(Orestes to Clytaemnestra) “εἰ δὲ τυγχάνω τοῖς κυρίοισι καὶ προσήκουσιν λέγων οὐκ οἶδα”.

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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 688
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