by Constantine P. Cavafy (1863 - 1933)

Enōpion tu Agalmatos tu Endy
Language: Greek (Ελληνικά) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Epi armatos leukoy pu tessares ēmionoi
palleukoi syrun, me kosmēmat’ argyra,
phthanō ek Milētu eis ton Latmon. Iera
telōn — thysias kai spondas — tō Endymiōni,
apo tēn Alexandreian epleusa en triērei porphyra.—
Idoy to agalma. En ekstasei blepō nyn
tu Endymiōnos tēn phēmismenēn kallonēn.
Iasmōn kanistra kenoyn oi doyloi mu. k’ euoiōnoi
epeuphēmiai exypnēsan archaiōn chronōn ēdonēn.

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  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE ; composed by Jean Coulthard.

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Devant la statue d'Endymion", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2012-06-09
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Word count: 58