εἰ φωνὴν λάβοι: cp. Aesch. Ag. 37（“οἶκος”) “εἰ φθογγὴν λάβοι”. In the Odyssey the departed spirits are conceived unable to recognise or to accost the living, until they have tasted the offerings of blood (11. 153).—Similarly Oedipus imagines how Laïus would testify, if he could return to life ( O. C. 998).
This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
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.