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τῆς πολιῆς τόδε σῆμα Μαρωνίδος, ἧς ἐπὶ...

Language: Greek (Ελληνικά)

τῆς πολιῆς τόδε σῆμα Μαρωνίδος, ἧς ἐπὶ τύμβῳ 
γλυπτὴν ἐκ πέτρης αὐτὸς ὁρᾷς κύλικα. 
ἡ δὲ φιλάκρητος καὶ ἀείλαλος οὐκ ἐπὶ τέκνοις 
μύρεται, οὐ τεκέων ἀκτεάνῳ πατέρι: 
ἓν δὲ τόδ᾽ αἰάζει καὶ ὑπ᾽ ἠρίον, ὅττι τὸ Βάκχου 
ἄρμενον οὐ Βάκχου πλῆρες ἔπεστι τάφῳ.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with The Greek Anthology. with an English Translation by W. R. Paton, London, William Heinemann Ltd., 1917, page 353.

Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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