Monday, January 29, 2018


Proper Deference to an Old Man

Homer, Iliad 8.146 (Diomedes to Nestor; tr. Richmond Lattimore):
Yes, old sir, all this you have said is fair and orderly.

ναὶ δὴ ταῦτά γε πάντα, γέρον, κατὰ μοῖραν ἔειπες.
Take heed, ye whippersnappers.

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