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[301] ὀλολυγῇ: these pious shrieks (cf. Od. 3.450) were intended as responses in the liturgical service; just as “χεῖρας ἀνέσχον” (cf. 257) corresponded to the modern posture of devotion, kneeling. cf. “δοκέει δ᾽ ἔμοιγε καὶ ὀλολυγὴ ἐπ̓ ἰροῖσι ἐνθαῦτα” (i.e. in Libya) “πρῶτον γενέσθαι: κάρτα γὰρ ταύτῃ χρέωνται αἱ Λίβυσσαι” Hdt. iv. 189.

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