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[146] ὤρορε: gnomic aor., freq. in comparisons, § 2 k. For the form, see § 25 k; distinguished from “ὄρωρεν” v. 797 (§ 31 f).

ἐπαΐξας: rushing upon it, cf. (venti) incubuere mari . . . una Eurusque Notusque ruunt Verg. Aen. i. 84.

Διός: he is “νεφεληγερέτα Α” 511, cf. 5.522. Zeus sends rain 16.385, thunder and lightning 8.133, wind and storm 16.365, snow 12.279 f., hail 10.6, meteors 4.75, the rainbow 16.547. cf. “Διὸς ἐνιαυτοί” v. 134.

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