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ἄλλα δ᾽ ἀλλαχοῦ καλά: schol.ἄλλα ὀνόματα παρ᾽ ἄλλοις καλὰ νομίζεται”. Wunder and others quote Plut. Them. 27 ξένε, νόμοι διαφέρουσιν ἀνθρώπων: ἄλλα δ᾽ ἄλλοις καλά”. This is against rendering, "but otherwhere [the folk would give them] other fair names." Near Megalopolis, on the road to Messene, there was a shrine of the Μανίαι: “δοκεῖν δέ μοι, θεῶν τῶν Εὐμενίδων ἐστὶν ἐπίκλησις”, Paus. 8.34.1. Aeschines gives the attributes of the Erinyes to the Ποιναί (“τοὺς ἠσεβηκότας...ἐλαύνειν καὶ κολάζειν δᾷσὶν ἡμμέναις,.or. 1 § 190). As at Athens they were Σεμναί, at Thebes they were Πότνιαι (cp. 84). Another name was Ἀραί (Eum. 417).

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    • Aeschines, Against Timarchus, 190
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 417
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8.34.1
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 84
    • Plutarch, Themistocles, 27
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