Sunday, January 13, 2019



Hyperides, Funeral Oration 43 (tr. J.O. Burtt):
And furthermore, if death means non-existence, they have been released from sickness and from grief, and from the other ills which vex our human life...

πρὸς δὲ τούτοις, εἰ μέν ἐστι τὸ ἀποθανεῖν ὅμοιον τῷ μὴ γενέσθαι, ἀπηλλαγμένοι εἰσὶ νόσων καὶ λύπης καὶ τῶν ἄλλων τῶν προσπιπτόντων εἰς τὸν ἀνθρώπινον βίον...

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