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ἀμφί: the use with “ἀείδειν” or similar verbs occurs at the beginning of xix, xxii, xxxiii, and in h. Herm. 57. The formula is found in Od. 8.267 (with genitive), and was stereotyped in dithyrambic verse (cf. Terpand. fr. 2) according to the schol. on Nub. 595, Suid. s.v. “ἀμφιανακτίζειν”; so in tragedy Troad. 511.


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