ὁμαίμου, ‘kinswoman,’ is here defined by κασιγνήτης: though Sophocles never uses “ὅμαιμος” or “ὁμαίμων” except of the fraternal tie ( O. C. 330 n.). The emphasis is like that of “κοινὸν αὐτάδελφον” ( Ant. 1), or the Homeric “κασίγνητος καὶ ὄπατρος” ( Il. 12. 371). Cp. 156.
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