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πρόβλητος goes closely with the datives: Her. 9. 112τοὺς μαζοὺς κυσὶ προέβαλε”. Cp. Hor. Epod. 6. 10proiectum odoraris cibum.

ἕλωρ, an epic word, once used (in the plur.) by Aesch. , Suppl. 800 “κυσὶν δ᾽ ἔπειθ᾽ ἕλωρα κἀπιχωρίοις ὄρνισι δεῖπνον οὐκ ἀναίνομαὶ πέλειν”. Cp. Il. 1. 4αὐτοὺς δὲ ἑλώρια τεῦχε κύνεσσιν οἰωνοῖσί τε πᾶσι”.

Ajax forebodes that, as a public enemy, he will suffer the doom which Achilles assigns to Hector ( Il. 22. 354), Creon to Polyneices ( Ant. 205), and Electra to Aegisthus ( El. 1487). The Atreidae, in fact, so intended (1064 f.).

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.112
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.4
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.354
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 205
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1487
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