Εὐβοῖδα (as in Aesch. fr. 29), contr. for “Εὐβοΐδα”, acc. of “Εὐβοΐς”. In Soph. El.442 the MSS. give “Εὐβοΐδας”, for which Seidler wrote “Εὐβοῖδας”. For the nom., the longer form “Εὐβοιΐς” is used below (237Soph. El., 401). πόλιν is in appos. with Εὐβοῖδα χώραν. Oechalia in Euboea was the seat of Eurytus, but it is in accor<*>nce with epic precedent to regard him as reigning over the whole island,— like Chalcodon in the Philoctetes (489 n.), and Elephenor in the Iliad (2. 536 ff.).— ἢ μέλλειν ἔτι, sc. “ἐπιστρατεύσειν”: O. C.1074“ἔρδουσ᾽ ἢ μέλλουσιν”;
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