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τίνα φοβεῖκ.τ.λ.” As Aegisthus gazes in terror and horror on Clytaemnestra's face, Orestes says, ‘Whom dost thou fear? Who is it that thou dost not know?’ i.e., ‘Why should that face terrify thee? Is it not familiar?’

Campbell remarks: ‘After a glance of horrified recognition at the corpse, Aegisthus looks strangely on Orestes. “τίνα”= “διὰ τί τόνδε”.’ He refers both “φοβεῖ” and “ἀγνοεῖς”, then, to the fear and bewilderment with which Aegisthus looks at Orestes. But the words of Orestes thus lose the grim force which belongs to them as a comment on “οἴμξι, τί λεύσσω”;

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