Author Topic: δύ' οἰκτρὼ φῶτε -> two unhappy persons, unhappy couple  (Read 186 times)

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δύ' οἰκτρὼ φῶτε -> two unhappy persons (Euripides, Helen 1094)

LSJ has "of a man and his wife".
https://lsj.gr/wiki/%CF%86%CF%8E%CF%82
« Last Edit: 05 Mar, 2019, 15:34:27 by spiros »


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δύ' οἰκτρὼ φῶτε -> two unhappy persons
« Reply #1 on: 05 Mar, 2019, 15:30:39 »
Unhappy couple, indeed:  Helen and Menelaus.  What a weird play, what a weird author!  Great stuff on stage, I imagine.
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