Alcaeus (Lyric Poet), Fragments

LCL 142: 236-237

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3 P. Oxy. 1789 fr. 8

. . . ]ε πότνιαν πολε]μάδν ] ]ννέχει 5]ώνυμον· ]άψετ᾿ [. ] ]άρον ]ό[ . ] . . . .

2 suppl. L–P in indice 4 ὀ]νν- vel συ]νν-Hunt 5 ἀν] vel ἐπ] Hunt

5 P. Oxy. 1789 fr. 1 i 1–14 et fr. 2 + 2166(e) 1 et 9, 2166(e) 10 (vol. xxi p. 146)

] . . . . [ ] φ[ν]ας 6]ραις ἔχη· ]εῦ πρὸς μακρω έω[ ]νο[ . . ]τοις[ . ]θαος κ . [ ]ενέτω μηδὲ πονήμε[ν] 10ζαλλευόντο]ν ἀείκεα. ]τι[ . ] κεκρ[ί]μενος γάμει ]κε ξυστοφο[ρή]με[νος ] . ακ᾿ αὔταν γλέως [ 14βα]σίλευς ἔχην.

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3

. . . lady . . . warlike 1 . . . holds . . . named (?) 2 . . .

5

. . . has crazed wits; . . . well (?) at the hands of the blessed gods . . . let him cheerfully (?) . . . nor let them toiling strive after things shameful. (He) . . . having been chosen marries . . . protected by a bodyguard . . . her sweetly . . . a

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.alcaeus-fragments.1982