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There is also a kind of drinking-cup called δέπαστρον. Silenus and Clitarchus, in their Dialects, say that this is a name given to drinking-cups among the Clitorians; but Antimachus the Colophonian, in the fifth book of his Thebais, says— And carefully they all commands obey'd Which wise Adrastus laid on them. They took A silver goblet, and they pour'd therein Water, and honey pure, compounding deftly; And quickly then they all distributed The cups (δέπαστπα) among the princes of the Greeks, Who there were feasting; and from a golden jug They pour'd them wine for due libations. And in another place he says—
Let others bring the bowl of solid silver,
Or golden cups (δέπαστρα), which in my halls are stored.
[p. 746] And immediately afterwards he says—
And golden cups (δέπαστρα), and a pure untouch'd vessel
Of honey sweet, which will be beat for him.

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