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βάξις, as Ajax had prayed Zeus to apprise Teucer (826).

σου is genitive of the object (221 n.): θεοῦ, of the subject (as in O. C. 447γένους ἐπάρκεσιν”,=“ἣν τὸ γένος παρέχει”). For the combination, cp. Thuc. 7. 34§ 6 “διὰ τὴν τοῦ ἀνέμου ἄπωσιν αὐτῶν” (i.e.ὅτι ἄνεμος ἀπωθεῖ αὐτά”, sc.τὰ ναυάγια”).

διῆλθ᾽ Ἀχαιοὺς: Her. 9. 100(before the battle of Mycale) “ἰοῦσι δέ σφι φήμη.. ἐσέπτατο ἐς τὸ στρατόπεδον πᾶν... δὲ φήμη διῆλθέ σφι” (ethic dat.) “ὧδε, ὡς οἱ Ἕλληνες τὴν Μαρδονίου στρατιὴν νικῷεν ἐν” “Βοιωτοῖσι μαχόμενοι”. As to “φήμη” generally, see on El. 1066.

In sending this “φήμη” to Teucer, Zeus illustrates his attribute of “Πανομφαῖος” ( Il. 8. 250).


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    • Euripides, Electra, 1066
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.100
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.250
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 447
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.34
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