οἵ, with causal force (Lat. qui with subjunct.): O. C. 263 n. ἐν λιταῖς, by means of prayers: cp. 102 “ἐν δόλῳ...ἄγειν”, 1393 “ἐν λόγοις” | “πείθειν”: Ant. 764 n.— στείλαντες … μολεῖν: lit., having caused thee to set forth, so that thou shouldst come from home: cp. Ant. 164“ὑμᾶς δ᾽ ἐγὼ πομποῖσιν ἐκ πάντων δίκα” | “ἔστειλ᾽ ἱκέσθαι”. Odysseus and Phoenix were sent from Troy to bring the young Neoptolemus from Scyros: 343 ff.
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