Sunday, March 09, 2014
Greek Anthology 9.48 (tr. W.R. Paton):Newer› ‹Older
Through love Zeus became a swan for Leda, a bull for Europa, a satyr for Antiope, and gold for Danae.I would retain the Greek word order when translating, thus:
Ζεὺς κύκνος, ταῦρος, σάτυρος, χρυσὸς δι᾽ ἔρωτα
Λήδης, Εὐρώπης, Ἀντιόπης, Δανάης.
Zeus became a swan, a bull, a satyr, gold, for love ofRelated post: Take It As It Comes.
Leda, Europa, Antiope, Danaë.