by Constantine P. Cavafy (1863 - 1933)

Enṓpion toy Agálmatos toy Endy
Language: Greek (Ελληνικά) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Epí ármatos leykoý poy téssares īmíonoi
pálleykoi sýroyn, me kosmī́mat’ argyrá,
fthánō ek Milī́toy eis ton Látmon. Ierá
telṓn — thysías kai spondás — tō Endymíōni,
apó tīn Alexándreian épleysa en triī́rei porfyrá.—
Idoý to ágalma. En ekstásei vlépō nyn
toy Endymíōnos tīn fīmisménīn kallonī́n.
Iásmōn kánistra kenoýn oi doýloi moy. k’ eyoíōnoi
epeyfīmíai exýpnīsan archaíōn chrónōn īdonī́n.

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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
Line count: 9
Word count: 58