Thursday, May 23, 2019


Deadly Doom

Homer, Odyssey 24.28-29 (Achilles to Agamemnon; tr. A.T. Murray):
But verily on thee too was deadly doom to come all too early, the doom that not one avoids of those who are born.

ἦ τ' ἄρα καὶ σοὶ πρῶϊ παραστήσεσθαι ἔμελλεν
μοῖρ' ὀλοή, τὴν οὔ τις ἀλεύεται ὅς κε γένηται.

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