previous next

ἐν οὖν ῥοπῇκειμένῳ: cp. O. C.1510ἐν τῷ δὲ κεῖσαι τοῦ μόρου τεκμηρίῳ; (‘what sign of thy fate holds thee in suspense?’)—answering the words, “ῥοπὴ βίου μοι”. Alcaeus ap. Vesp. 1235 “ἀντρέψεις ἔτι τὰν πόλιν: δ᾽ ἔχεται ῥοπᾶς” (‘its fate hangs in the trembling scale’). For “ῥοπή” cp. also O. T.961 n.


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (2 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (2):
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1510
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 961
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: