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Be as you wish to seem. — Socrates (469 BC – 399 BC)



You may forget but
let me tell you
this: someone in
some future time
will think of us

—Sappho, from If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho… 11 more words


Help with Fragments, part 3: Brill's New Jacoby Online

We’ve spoken about fragments on this blog before. In fact, we’ve even covered Greek historical fragments before. But both times, we looked only at the hard copy editions that were available. 1,793 more words

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Giorgos Seferis

I looked at you with all the light and the darkness I possess. — Giorgos Seferis, from “Summer Solstice,” Collected Poems (Princeton University Press, 1969)


Yiannis Ritsos

Under the lukewarm water of night I held
the hand of sleep and the sense of forgetting
the texture of the blanket and of the wall. 33 more words


Help with the Perseus Project Part 3: Parsing and other crimes

Today’s Perseus post will explore the dictionary and word study tools (also called the parsing tools) on the Perseus Project. This is the third in the series of posts on the Perseus Project. 1,482 more words

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Ελληνικό Book Haul (Μάρτιος 2016)

Πήγα Ελλάδα πρόσφατα και γύρισα κουβαλώντας 20 κιλά βιβλία κυριολεκτικά στην πλάτη μου. Πήγα με backpack αυτή τη φορά και μετάνιωσα πικρά που έφερα όλα αυτά τα βιβλία πίσω. 132 more words