σεμναὶ: O. C. 89“θεῶν” | “σεμνῶν ἕδραν” (at Colonus: cp. ib. 42 n.): Aesch. Eum. 1041“δεῦρ᾽ ἴτε, σεμναί.” θεῶν παῖδες, in the general sense that they are called into existence and activity by the resolve of the gods to punish guilt: cp. Ant. 1075“Ἅιδου καὶ θεῶν Ἐρινύες”. Mythologically, the Erinyes are “Γῆς τε καὶ Σκότου κόραι”, O. C. 40(n.).
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