νὺξ, because the banquet was prolonged into the night; cp. Od. 7. 102“φαίνοντες νύκτας κατὰ δώματα δαιτυμόνεσσι.” δείπνων, a poet. plur. ( Tr. 268“δείπνοις”), like “γάμοι” ( Ant. 575), “αὐλαί” ( Tr. 901).
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