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δημούχοις, holding, reigning among, your people: cp. O. T. 160γαιάοχον Ἄρτεμιν”: Aristoph. Eq. 581Παλλὰς πολιοῦχος”: Aesch. Th. 69πολισσοῦχοι θεοί”. But below, 1087γᾶς...δαμούχοις” = the Athenians, 1348δημοῦχος χθονός” = the king. The word is tinged here with the notion of "deme": cp. 78.

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