previous next

τί δῆτα: i.e., why, in that case, did he attack cattle, rather than the men who had awarded the arms?

ἐπεμπίπτει: cp. 185ἐν ποίμναις πίτνων”, and 374 f.— τήνδεβάσιν, a cognate acc. (as if the verb were “ἐπεμβαίνει”): cp. Aesch. Pers. 305πήδημα κοῦφον ἐκ νεὼς ἀφήλατο”. ( Soph. Tr. 339, “τοῦ με τήνδ᾽ ἐφίστασαι βάσιν”, is different: see n. there.)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (3 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (3):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 305
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 185
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 339
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: