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εὖ ζῇ, lives prosperously, as “κακῶς ζῆν”=to live unhappily ( El. 354). So Pind. ( Pind. P. 4. 131) calls festivity “εὐζῴας ἄωτον”. But in Soph. O. C. 1535εὖ...οἰκῇ”= ‘lives aright.

τὸν βίον, the fortunes of one's life: the subject to λάθῃ is “ βίος”. Cp. El. 207(“χεῖρες”) “αἳ τὸν ἐμὸν εἷλον βίον” | “πρόδοτον”.

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  • Commentary references from this page (4):
    • Sophocles, Electra, 207
    • Sophocles, Electra, 354
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1535
    • Pindar, Pythian, 4
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