by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation by Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov (1866 - 1949)

Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
Language: Aeolic Greek 
Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
καὶ Πληίαδες· μέσσαι δὲ
νύκτες, πάρα δʹ ἔρχετʹ ὤρα·
ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω

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Ožidanie
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Už mesjac zašel; Plejady —
Zašli... I nastala polnoč',
I čas minoval uročnyj...
Odnoj mne usnut' na lože!

Confirmed with Сапфо и Алкей, Харьков "Фолио", 2008, page 47.


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This text was added to the website: 2015-11-04
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