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[779] ὑπερπλησθεὶς μέθῃ, lit., intoxicated by drinking (caus. dat.): μέθη always = “drinking” (not “strong wine”): cp. Hdt. 5.20καλῶς ἔχοντας ... μέθης” (“having had enough of drinking”). For the dat. cp. Aesch. Pers. 132λέκτρα ... πίμπλαται δακρύμασιν.

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