by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation © by Willis Barnstone (b. 1927)

Κρῆσσαί νύ ποτ’ ὦδ’ ἐμμελέως πόδεσσιν
Language: Aeolic Greek 
Available translation(s): FRE
Κρῆσσαί νύ ποτ’ ὦδ’  ἐμμελέως πόδεσσιν
ὤρχηντ’ ἀπάλοισ’  ἀμφ’ ἐρόεντα βῶμον
πόας τέρεν ἄνθος  μάλακον μάτεισαι

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In old days Kretan girls danced
Language: English  after the Aeolic Greek 
In old days Kretan girls danced
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