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[308] ἔνθα: then, repeats the idea of “χθιζά τε κτλ”. v. 303.

δράκων: appositive asyndeton.

δαφοινός: all blood red.δα” is a strengthening prefix as in “δάσκιος, δαψιλής”, equiv. to the prefix “ζα” which is found in “ζαής, ζάθεος, ζάκοτος, ζατρεφής, ζαφλεγής”. cf. “φοινήεντα δράκοντα Μ” 202.

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