Philostratus the Younger, Imagines 7. Medea among the Colchians

LCL 256: 312-313

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Philostratus the Younger

ζ΄ ΜΗΔΕΙΑ ΕΝ ΚΟΛΧΟΙΣ

401 K.(1) Τίς ἡ βλοσυρὸν μὲν ἐπισκύνιον ὑπὲρ ὀφθαλμῶν αἴρουσα, τὴν δὲ ὀφρῦν ἐννοίας μεστὴ καὶ ἱεροπρεπὴς τὴν κόμην τό τε ὄμμα οὐκ οἶδ᾿ εἴτε ἐρωτικὸν ἤδη εἴτε τι ἔνθεον ὑποφαίνουσα

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Medea Among the Colchians. 7

7. Medea Among the Colchians

Who is the woman with a grim frown above her eyes,5 her brow charged with deep thought, her hair bound in hieratic mode, her eye shining either already with love or with inspiration, I know not which, and

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.philostratus_younger-imagines_7_medea_colchians.1931