εἷς τῶν ἐν Ἅιδου … ἀνήρ, ‘one of the dead’: for this indefinite use of “εἷς”, cp. Isocr. or. 20 § 11 “ὧν οὗτος εἷς ὢν τυγχάνει”. More often “τις” is added, as Ar. fr. 418. 2 “τῶν ἀδολεσχῶν εἷς γέ τις” (cp. Soph. Ant. 269“τις εἷς”, n.). Here “ἀνήρ” virtually=“τις”. —Campbell renders: ‘I would have you know that you are the only dead man who is in the light of day’ (“ἐνθάδε”, as opp. to “ἐν Ἅιδου”). But ἐνθάδε must surely mean, ‘in the house.’
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