ἵπποισιν with “τὸν ἀκεστῆρα”: cp. Ai. 1166 “βροτοῖς τὸν ἀείμνηστον ι τάφον.” ἀκεστῆρα=“σωφρονιστήν”, healing their “μανιάδες νόσοι”, and bringing them to a calm temper ( Il. 13.115 “ἀλλ᾽ ἀκεώμεθα θᾶσσον: ἀκεσταί τοι φρένες ἐσθλῶν”): cp. Athen. 627 E (music is introduced at banquets) “ὅπως ἕκαστος τῶν εἰς μέθην καὶ πλήρωσιν ὡρμημένων ἰατρὸν λαμβάνῃ τῆς ὕβρεως καὶ τῆς ἀκοσμίας τὴν μουσικήν”. Pind. Ol. 13.68 “φίλτρον τόδ᾽ ἵππειον”, 85 “φάρμακον πραΰ”, said of the bit (“χαλινός”) given by Athena to Bellerophon for Pegasus.
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