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Ajax enters from the tent, carrying the heavy, blood-stained thong, with which he has been scourging the cattle (241 f.). Hence the title “μαστιγοφόρος” (see Argument to the Play).

Διογενὲς τέκνον: cp. Aesch. Th. 127 Διογενὲς φιλόμαχον κράτος” (Athena): Eur. Cycl. 350 Παλλάς, δέσποινα, Διογενὲς θεά”. Cp. Eur. Ion 465παῖς Λατογενής”.


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