Thursday, April 15, 2021



Pindar, Pythian Odes 8.44-45 (tr. Richmond Lattimore):
The heritage of valor from their fathers shines
through in the sons' blood.

φυᾷ τὸ γενναῖον ἐπιπρέπει
ἐκ πατέρων παισὶ λῆμα.
William J. Slater, Lexicon to Pindar, s.v. ἐπιπρέπω: be conspicuous

Id. s.v. λῆμα: will, purposefulness

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