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που: 622.

ἥσεικωκυτὸν: cp. 627αἴλινον”.. | “ἥσει”. Tr. 866ἠχεῖ τις”.. | “κωκυτόν”. Soph. Ph. 1350ἀνάγετ᾽ ἀνάγετε κωκυτόν.

ἐν πάσῃ πόλει. This is Homeric: Sophocles is thinking of the lamentation for Hector, begun by Cassandra: Il. 24. 703κώκυσέν τ᾽ ἄρ᾽ ἔπειτα γέγωνέ τε πᾶν κατὰ ἄστυ”: cp. ib. 776 (after Helen's lament) “ὡς ἔφατο κλαίους᾿: ἐπὶ δ᾽ ἔστενε δῆμος ἀπείρων”. There is more of Athenian feeling in the surmise concerning Eurydicè ( Ant. 1247), “ἐς πόλιν γόους οὐκ ἀξιώσειν”.


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    • Homer, Iliad, 24.703
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