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[401] = 900 f.

τῷ: for him.

ἐπί: const. with “πάσσων”. cf. 4.218.

Παιήων: the Healer of the gods. Elsewhere in Homer only 899 and Od. 4.232. He was identified later with Apollo or Asclepius. cf. “ἄλλοι Παιῶνος πολυφαρμάκου ἔργον ἔχοντεςι ἰητροί” Solon xii. 57.

ὀδυνήφατα: lit. painkilling.

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