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ἀκούων τῶνδ̓, hearing these words (1167): cp. 418: for “τῶνδ̓” referring to what precedes, 787.

ὅς=“ὅστις”: O. T. 1068μήποτε γνοίης ὃς εἶ”: Ai. 1259μαθὼν ὃς εἶ”. Plat. Meno. 80Dπερὶ ἀρετῆς, ἔστιν, ἐγὼ μὲν οὐκ οἶδα”. Her. 9.71γενομένης λέσχης ὃς γένοιτο αὐτῶν ἄριστος”.

προστάτης, one who presents himself before a god as a suppliant: so 1278: schol. “ ἱκέτης, προσεστηκὼς τῷ βωμῷ”. Elsewhere the word always=“"protector"” or “"patron"” (as O. T. 303, 411, 882, Tr. 209). Cp.

σε sc. τὸν Ἀπόλλωνα πολλὰ δὴ
ἀφ᾽ ὧν ἔχοιμι λιπαρεῖ προὔστην χερί

, "have oft come before thee with offerings of my best in suppliant hand."

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.71
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    • Sophocles, Electra, 1377
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1068
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 303
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    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 209
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