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Aischylos, Hepta epi Thebas 778-90 (Seven against Thebes)

[Oidipous] carried away in pain over his wretched marriage, with maddened heart accomplished a twin evil. With the hand that killed his father he took away his eyes, dearer than children [?]. And wrathful athe fostering /tendance he cast bitter-tongued curses upon his children, that they would someday share out the property witn an iron-wielding hand. (Transl. T. N. Gantz) Greek Text

Aischylos, Hepta epi Thebas 782 (Seven against Thebes)

[Oidipous] accomplished a twin evil. (Transl. T.N. Gantz) Greek Text

 

Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, March 2020

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