Literary Record Details

Author: AESCHYLUS Trag.

Opus: Septem contra Thebas
Reference: Aesch.Sept.55

Period: Early Classical

Genre: poetry
Subgenre: tragedy
Gender: m
Context: military

Greek Text: κληρουμένους δ᾽ ἔλειπον, ὡς πάλῳ λαχὼν ἕκαστος αὐτῶν πρὸς πύλας ἄγοι λόχον.

English Text: for I left them casting lots to decide how each commander, his post assigned by chance, would lead his regiment against the gates. 

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Kleros 45, Aesch.Sept.55