παύεσκε: see on 950. ἐνθέους γυναῖκας: the Maenads attendant on Dionysus, cp. 1128, 1150, O. T. 212, O. C. 680. εὔιον … πῦρ, the torches which the Bacchanals swing while they raise the cry “εὐοῖ”. In O. T. 211 the god himself is “εὔιος”. Cp. Eur. Bacch. 307 (Dionysus by night on Parnassus) “πηδῶντα σὺν πεύκαισι δικόρυφον πλάκα”.
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