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Eur. Med. 1059 μὰ τοὺς παρ᾽ Ἅιδῃ νερτέρους ἀλάστορας,

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Eur. Med. 1059 μὰ τοὺς παρ᾽ Ἅιδῃ νερτέρους ἀλάστορας,

Postby ἑκηβόλος » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:27 am

1059 wrote:μὰ τοὺς παρ᾽ Ἅιδῃ νερτέρους ἀλάστορας,

I find this challenging. Is this appeal to the Alastores actually asking them to do good and to right wrongs? Is Euripides portraying Medea as having turned vengence on its head by saying that the death of the children will be a good thing?
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