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τίῳ σ’, ὦ φίλε γάμβρε, κάλως ἐικάσδω;
ὄρπακι ϝραδίνῳ σε μάλιστ’ ἐικάσδω.
1 τίῳ = Attic τίνι dat sg ‘to what?’—γάμβρος -ου ὁ in Attic and Ionic (with different accentuation: γαμβρός) means ‘son-in-law; brother-in-law; any male connection through marriage’ but here in Aeolic means either ‘bridegroom’ or ‘wooer’ (cf. 56 more words
Cleopatra is most famously connected to the last queen of Egypt, the lover of Mark Antony who killed herself rather than surrendering to Octavian’s forces. There were actually several princesses with that name, which is why she’s Cleopatra VII, as well as also being the name of several minor figures in Greek mythology, including the daughter of the Greek god of the north wind, 89 more words