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[211] οἰνῶπα ... εὔιον “ruddy”—“to whom Bacchants cry εὐοῖ.” Note how in this passionate ode all bright colours(χρυσέας, εὐῶπα, χρυσοστρόφων, αἴγλας, χρυσομίτραν, οἰνῶπα, ἀγλαῶπι), and glad sounds(ἰήιε Παιάν, εὔιον), are contrasted with the baleful fires of pestilence and the shrieks of the dying.

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