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τὰν ἐκ πασᾶν. There is no reason, metrical or other, for suspecting the MS. reading here. See on 1146. τάν, Θήβαν, implied in “Θηβαΐας”: cp. 668, 1072.—For ἐκ (‘chosen out of’) cp. 164: ὑπερτάταν, proleptic; cp. Eur. I. A. 573μείζω πόλιν αὔξει”: Plat. Rep. 565Cτοῦτον τρέφειν τε καὶ αὔξειν μέγαν”.


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    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 573
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