by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation by Richard Zoozmann (1863 - 1934)

γλύκηα μᾶτερ, οὔτοι δύναμαι κρέκην τὸν...
Language: Aeolic Greek 
Available translation(s): FRE
γλύκηα μᾶτερ, οὔτοι δύναμαι κρέκην τὸν ἴστον
πόθῳ δάμεισα παῖδος βραδίναν δι' Ἀφροδίταν

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Liebespein
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Ich kann nicht weben,
O süße Mutter,
Die Finger beben
Mir hin und her.

Die Liebe habe
Ich tief im Herzen -
Der schöne Knabe
Quält mich so sehr.

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