Callimachus, Hecale

LCL 421: 180-181

Go To Section
Go To Section
Tools

Callimachus

ΕΚΑΛΗ

(Fr. 230–263 ad ordinem narrationis)

230

Ἁκταίη τις ἔναιεν Ἐρεχθέος ἔν ποτε γουνῷ

231

τίον δέ ἑ πάντες ὁδῖται ἦρα φιλοξενίης· ἔχε γὰρ τέγος ἀκλήιστον

232

ἡ δ᾿ ἐκόησεν, τοὔνεκεν Αἰγέος ἔσκεν

233

ἴσχε τέκος, μὴ πῖθι

180

Hecale

Hecale

(The fragments follow the sequence of the narrative till fr. 263.)

230

Once on a hill of Erechtheusa there lived an Attic woman.

231

. . . and all wayfarers honoured hera for her hospitality; for she kept her house open.

232

. . . (but) shea understood that heb was the son of Aegeus.

233

. . . hold back, child, do not drink.a

181
DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.callimachus-hecale.1973