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ὀμόσας, by giving his promise (527), though no formal oath had been exacted (811).

προσθείς, having added the pledge of the hand (813) to his word. So fr. 428 “ὅρκου δὲ προστεθέντος” (added to the “ψιλὸς λόγος”, cp. O. C. 651 n.) “ἐπιμελεστέρα” | “ψυχὴ κατέστη”. The v. l. προθείς is weaker, and strange as a substitute for “προτείνας” (cp. 1292): it is not adequately defended by Eur. Hec. 66βραδύπουν” | “ἤλυσιν ἄρθρων προτιθεῖσα”. Cp. Xen. An. 3. 2. 4(the Persian king) “αὐτὸς ὀμόσας ἡμῖν, αὐτὸς δεξιὰς δούς, αὐτὸς ἐξαπατήσας συνέλαβε τοὺς στρατηγούς”.

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  • Commentary references from this page (4):
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 66
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 651
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 1292
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 3.2.4
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