vigorous for ποῖον μέρος Κιθαιρῶνος.
τὸν ὑμέναιον ὃν εἰσέπλευσας
the marriage into which thou didst sail: δόμοις
, in the house, local dat. （381）: the marriage（ὑμέναιος,
here = γάμος
） was the haven into which he sailed, —a haven which seemed secure, but which, in reality, was for him a ὅρμος ἄνορμος.
because Oed. seemed
to have found ὄλβος,
and also because the gale of fortune had borne him swiftly
on: cp. οὔθ᾽ ὁρῶν οὔθ᾽ ἱστορῶν,
1484. —The ὑμέναιος
was the song sung while the bride and bridegroom were escorted to their home, Hom. Il. 18.492
“νύμφας δ᾽ ἐκ θαλάμων δαΐδων ὑπὸ λαμπομενάων ι ἠγίνεον ἀνὰ ἄστυ, πολὺς δ᾽ ὑμέναιος ὀρώρει,
” as distinguished from the ἐπιθαλάμιον
afterwards sung before the bridal chamber: Soph. Ant. 813
“οὔθ᾽ ὑμεναίων ι ἔγκληρον, οὔτ᾽ ἐπινύμφειός ι πώ μέ τις ὕμνος ὕμνησεν.