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ἤπου σὲ χθονίας, Ἀρετημιάς, ἐξ ἀκάτοιο

Language: Greek (Ελληνικά)

ἤπου σὲ χθονίας, Ἀρετημιάς, ἐξ ἀκάτοιο 
Κωκυτοῦ θεμέναν ἴχνος ἐπ᾽ ἀιόνι, 
οἰχόμενον βρέφος ἄρτι νέῳ φορέουσαν ἀγοστῷ 
ᾤκτειραν θαλεραὶ Δωρίδες εἰν ἀίδᾳ, 
πευθόμεναι τέο κῆρα σὺ δὲ ῥαίνουσα παρειὰς 
δάκρυσιν, ἄγγειλας κεῖν᾽ ἀνιαρὸν ἔπος: 
διπλόον ὠδίνασα, φίλαι, τέκος, ἄλλο μὲν ἀνδρὶ 
εὔφρονι καλλιπόμαν, ἄλλο δ᾽ ἄγω φθιμένοις.


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Confirmed with The Greek Anthology. with an English Translation by. W. R. Paton, London, William Heinemann Ltd, 1917, page 252.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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