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10. ΕΙΣ ΑΦΡΟΔΙΤΗΝ

Κυπρογενῆ Κυθέρειαν ἀείσομαι, ἥ τε βροτοῖσιν μείλιχα δῶρα δίδωσιν· ἐφ᾿ ἱμερτῶι δὲ προσώπωι αἰεὶ μειδιάει, καὶ ἐφ᾿ ἱμερτὸν θέει ἄνθος.

χαῖρε, θεά, Σαλαμῖνος ἐϋκτιμένης μεδέουσα

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10. To Aphrodite

Of Cyprus-born Cytherea I will sing, who gives mortals honeyed gifts. On her lovely face she is always smiling, and a lovely bloom runs over it.

I salute you, goddess, queen of well-cultivated

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.homeric_hymns_10_aphrodite.2003