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6-7. Cf. Ehrenberg, Eun. 72. On the question of authorship, see C. M. S. 8) (1958) 231-40, reprinted in GLP 404-15. 3 Aleman, frg. 64. 4 Ehrenberg, Eun. 77-80. s Frg. 3, esp. 30-9. The most noteworthy discussions of this poem are: Wilamowitz, AA 2. 305-8; I. M. Linforth, Solon the Athenian 194-206 ; Jaeger, SE 6g-85; Stier, NB 233-6; H. Schaefer, Staatsform und Politik 146-51; Nestle, op. cit. ,Ly) renders all things wellordered and harmonious'. ,Ly). ,La. ,Ly) which in Homer appeared as a quality shown in the proper conduct of individuals expresses in Solon the condition of which the blinding of v{3pts is but one factor.

See also Herae!. pTJ,pw/-,€VO' to die. 3 Frg. 402, where the social vO/-,os of marrying one wife only is attacked and treated as if it were an enacted political law. 4 Mention should be made here of the difficult frg. 172: our' ElK,)S apXHv our€ Xp~v EtVQc. VOJ-LOV I Tupavvov ([val: fl-wpla Of Kat OtAnI' I O~ TWV OJ-LOLWV {:3ovAETUt KpUTfLV /-,ovos. Not much sense can be made of the first two lines as they stand: €(va, vO/-,ov rvpawov €(va, is simply not Greek. The corruption is no doubt to be looked for in €(va, vO/-,ov and a correction, such as Bothe's or Bedham's, to read av€V vO/-,wv or av€V vO/-,ov would grcatly improve the sense.

Pfj,po, condemning Creusa is described as a vO/-,o, (for the contrast here between IJE/-", and vO/-,os, see Laroche 179). See also Herae!. pTJ,pw/-,€VO' to die. 3 Frg. 402, where the social vO/-,os of marrying one wife only is attacked and treated as if it were an enacted political law. 4 Mention should be made here of the difficult frg. 172: our' ElK,)S apXHv our€ Xp~v EtVQc. VOJ-LOV I Tupavvov ([val: fl-wpla Of Kat OtAnI' I O~ TWV OJ-LOLWV {:3ovAETUt KpUTfLV /-,ovos. Not much sense can be made of the first two lines as they stand: €(va, vO/-,ov rvpawov €(va, is simply not Greek.

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