Translated by Catherine Proppe May 21, 2014
49. Ἵππας, θυμίαμα στύρακα.
Divine connection/incense: styrax
Ἵππαν κικλήσκω, Βάκχου τροφόν, εὐάδα κούρην,
Ippa (sic) I call, Bacchos-nurturing, kindly, youthful,
μυστιπόλον τελεταῖσιν ἀγαλλομένην Σάβου ἁγνοῦ
Of numerous mystic rites, glorious power of Sabos’ pure,
νυκτερίοις τε χοροῖσιν ἐριβρεμέταο Ἰάκχου.
Nightly chorused by powerful-roaring Iacchos.
κλῦθί μου εὐχομένου, χθονία μήτηρ, βασίλεια,
Be open to me, kindly power, chthonic mother, Basileia
εἴτε σύ γ' ἐν Φρυγίηι κατέχεις Ἴδης ὄρος ἁγνὸν
Yourself in Phrygia’s foundation of Ida’s mountain pure
ἢ Τμῶλος τέρπει σε, καλὸν Λυδοῖσι θόασμα·
Or delighting in Tmolos' beautiful Lydian divine oasis.
ἔρχεο πρὸς τελετὰς ἱερῶι γήθουσα προσώπωι.
Come before these holy rites, Ge’s divine countenance.
 Probably a transcribing error. Probably should be Ipta (Ἵπτα). Ipp- (Ἵππ-) is a prefix meaning “horse.” The line of the π and the τ likely blurred together to appear to be a double π.
 Bacchos is the immortal God of Wine and its effects.
 Sabos, also known as Sabazios, is considered a Phrygian name for Bacchos/Dionysos.
 Iacchos is a mystic name for Bacchos/Dionysos.
 Chthonic means “of the Earth.”
 Basileia means Queen.
 Phrygia is modern day Turkey, in ancient times also called Anatolia, also called Lydia.
 Mount Ida in Phrygia, on the northwestern shore of ancient Turkey, near Troy (Troas), is considered to be the home of the immortal Mother of the Goddesses and Gods.
 Mount Tmolos, south of Sardis and just west of ancient Philadelphia, was the location of an important ancient temple of Kybele, the immortal Mother of the Goddesses and Gods (Herodotus Book V).
 Ge is another name for Gaia, the immortal Goddess of generative Earth.