by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation by Johann Gottfried Herder (1744 - 1803)

Ἔσπερε, πάντα φέρῃς
Language: Aeolic Greek 
Ἔσπερε, πάντα φέρῃς, 
ὄσα φαίνολις ἐσκέδασ’ Αὔως,
φέρῃς ὄιν, φέρῃς αἶγα, 
φέρεις ἄπυ μάτερι παῖδα.

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Lieblicher Abendstern
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Lieblicher Abendstern,
Alles bringst du, bringest Wein,
Bringst Freud' und Freunde,
Bringst der Mutter ein Bübchen,
Und was bringst du mir?

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Confirmed with J. G. von Herder's Ausgewählte Werke in einem Bande, Stuttgart und Tübingen, J.G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1844, page 331.


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