The form Διονύσου occurs only here; the regular form in Iliad and Odyssey being “Διώνυσος”, Il.6. 132, 135; 14. 325; Od.24. 74.In the hymns, the orthography “Διόνυσος” is common. In Hesiod , Eur. Herc.400, “Διώνυσος” occurs (but Athen. 10. 428 cites the line as from the “μεγάλαι Ἠοῖαι”); also in Theocr. 17. 112; Theogn. 976; Callim. h. 6. 72; Pind. Ol.13. 25; frag. 5. 104.
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