Thursday, August 06, 2020


She Should Have Stayed Where She Was

Euripides, Medea 34-35 (tr. E.P. Coleridge):
The poor woman has learned at misfortune's hand
what a good thing it is not to be cut off from one's native land.

ἔγνωκε δ᾿ ἡ τάλαινα συμφορᾶς ὕπο
οἷον πατρῴας μὴ ἀπολείπεσθαι χθονός.

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