I'm starting a new thread for the first episode of the Ajax. I have at least two grammar questions that I couldn't resolve to my satisfaction even with the commentaries I have at hand.
Τέκμησσα: ἀλλ᾽ οὖν ἐγὼ 'φύλαξα τοῦτό γ᾽ ἀρκέσαι.
Αἴας: ἐπῄνεσ᾽ ἔργον καὶ πρόνοιαν ἣν ἔθου.
What's the exact function of the aorist ἐπῄνεσ᾽ here? Finglass calls it "instantaneous aorist".
Αἴας: τί δῆτα μέλλει μὴ οὐ παρουσίαν ἔχειν;
I have ...