Euripides' IT, 85-86:
''σὺ δ᾽ εἶπας ἐλθεῖν Ταυρικῆς μ᾽ ὅρους χθονός,
ἔνθ᾽ Ἄρτεμίς σοι σύγγονος βωμοὺς ἔχοι'' (Orestes speaking just after he and Pylades reached the temple)
So, this might be an odd question, but for some reason, I can't understand the optative here. And why is it present tense?