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φανερὸς, ‘conspicuous,’ ἐμφανῶς, ‘publicly,’ ‘before all eyes’: both words go with σταθεὶς, picturing the moment when Heracles shall stand forth in front of the altar. The order of words and the rhythm are against taking “ἐμφανῶς” with “δείξῃ.—ταυροσφάγῳ”: a day of solemn rejoicing, when the greater victims are slain: Aesch. Cho.261βουθύτοις ἐν ἤμασι”. Cp. 760.


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