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ἀλλ᾿ ἀρουραῖός τίς ἐστι σμίνθος ὧδ᾿ ὑπερφυής;

Aelian, On the Nature of Animals 12.5 (Αἰσχύλος ἐν τῷ Σισύφῳ)

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ΣΙΣΥΦΟΣ

Ζαγρεῖ τε νῦν μοι καὶ πολυξένῳ <πατρὶ> χαίρειν

Etymologicum Gudianum s.v. Ζαγρεύς (578.9–10 de Stefani) (Αἰσχύλος ἐν Σισύφῳ [Fiorillo: σκύφῳ codd.]); Anecdota Oxoniensia 2.443.11 (Αἰσχύλος)

1 <πατρί> add. Hermann, cf. context in and (τινές δὲ τὸν Ζαγρέα υἱὸν Ἅιδου φασίν) 229

†καὶ θανόντων† οἷσιν οὐκ ἔνεστ᾿ ἰκμάς

Etymologicum Gudianum s.v. κῖκυς (Αἰσχύλος ἐν Σισύφῳ)

καὶ θανόντων codd.: καὶ τῶν θανόντων Dindorf: τῶν κατθανόντων Bergk οἷσιν J. G. Schneider: εἰσὶν codd. οὐκ ἔνεστ᾿ ἰκμάς Seebode: οὐκ ἐνεστιγμάσει w: οὐκέτι ἱμάσι b (both blending the quoted words with the beginning of the lexicographer’s next following word, εἶτα)

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Sisyphus the Runaway

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Then is it some kind of field-mouse that is so enormous?

Trackers . 228
Sisyphus

I now bid farewell to Zagreus and his ever-hospitable father.1

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(And) of the dead, in whom there is no moisture.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.aeschylus-attributed_fragments.2009