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Αἴαςθροεῖ, followed by μυθήσομαι: as “τὸν πλανήτην Οἰδίπουν” ( O. C.e) is followed by “ἐμοί” (ib. 6). Cp. 427πρόκειμαι” after “ἄνδρα τόνδε” (n.).

Ajax falls upon his sword. (See n. on 815.)—The actor Timotheus of Zacynthus (says the scholiast) was celebrated in this scene: “ἦγε τοὺς θεατὰς καὶ ἐψυχαγώγει, ὡς Σφαγέα αὐτὸν κληθῆναι”.

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