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δέκαπρὸς ἄλλοις <*>έντε. Twelve years before this time, the <*>acle at Dodona had told Heracles th<*>. at the end of twelve years (824), he <*>ould have rest. Fifteen months befo<*> this time, Heracles had given Deian<*> the “δέλτος” on which h<*> had written <*>own that oracle (1167). <*>e had then to<*> her that, if he did not return at the <*> of fifteen months, she might assume th<*> he was dead (164 ff.)<*>

ἀκήρυκτος. No herald has come, either to announ<*> his approach, or to give any tidings of <*>im.

46 The emphasis is on κἄστιν, not on “δεινόν”. When she ponders the <*>cle, her grave misgiving (43) becomes <*>rtitude.

τοιαύτην, giving the ground for a statement: O. C.747 n.

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