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ἔνθ̓=“ἐκεῖσε ὅποι”, as in El. 1099ὁδοιποροῦμεν ἔνθα χρῄζομεν”: similarly “ἔνθα”=“ἐκεῖσε ὅπου” in O. T. 796ἔφευγον, ἔνθα μήποτ᾽ ὀψοίμην.

Μοῖρα: some write “μοῖρα”, as in 331; but the epithet “ μεγάλη” seems here to imply definite personification.

φίλων: Heracles and Neoptolemus. —The πανδαμάτωρ δαίμων is clearly Zeus, whose ordinances Heracles came to announce (1415). The epithet is fitting; for the stubborn purpose of Ph. has been overruled; and Troy is soon to fall. Cp. Soph. Ant. 605 ff.

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  • Commentary references from this page (3):
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 605
    • Sophocles, Electra, 1099
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 796
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