ἡ γὰρ Δίκη. The “γάρ”, which has been impugned (cr. n.), is right. ‘He certainly died, and by my hand; for Justice, whose instrument I was, required his death.’ As to “Δίκη” the avenger, cp. 175 f. (n.). Aesch. Ag. 1432“μὰ τὴν τέλειον τῆς ἐμῆς παιδὸς Δίκην”, | “Ἄτην τ̓, <*>ρινύν θ̓, αἷσι τόνδ̓ ἔσφαξ̓ ἐγώ”.
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