Tuesday, February 05, 2019


An Easy Thing

Homer, Odyssey 16.211-212 (tr. Richmond Lattimore):
And it is a light thing for the gods who hold wide heaven
to glorify any mortal man, or else to degrade him.

ῥηΐδιον δὲ θεοῖσι, τοὶ οὐρανὸν εὐρὺν ἔχουσιν,
ἠμὲν κυδῆναι θνητὸν βροτὸν ἠδὲ κακῶσαι.

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