previous next

ἐπὶ κωκυτῷ: the prep. is not merely=‘with,’ but implies, ‘with continual wailing’: see n. on Ant. 759ἐπὶ ψόγοισι.

ἠχὼ, a resounding cry (of grief); cp. Eur. Hipp. 790ἴστε τίς ποτ᾽ ἐν δόμοις βοή”; | “ἠχὼ βαρεῖα προσπόλων μ᾽ ἀφίκετο”.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (2 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (2):
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 790
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 759
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: