Κηναία, instead of “Κηναίων”: cp. 818 “μητρῷον” (n.). κρηπὶς, the substructure, basis, of the altar; Eur. H. F.984“ἀμφὶ βωμίαν” | “ἔπτηξε κρηπῖδ̓”, ‘at the altarsteps.’ The word has a picturesque force here, as recalling the moment when the altars were founded by him (237).
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