by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation © by Gustaf Emil Zilliacus (1878 - 1961)

κατθάνοισα δὲ κείσῃ οὐδέ ποτα
Language: Aeolic Greek 
κατθάνοισα δὲ κείσῃ οὐδέ ποτα
   μναμοσύνα σέθεν
ἔσσετ' οὐδὲ †ποκ'†ὔστερον. οὐ
   γὰρ πεδέχῃς βρόδων
τῶν ἐκ Πιερίας. ἀλλ' ἀφάνης
   κἠν Ἀίδα δόμῳ
φοιτάσεις πεδ' ἀμαύρων νεκύων
   ἐκπεποταμένα

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När en gång
Language: Swedish (Svenska)  after the Aeolic Greek 
När en gång du är död ligger du glömd
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