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SAPPHO FRAGMENTS: καταθάνοισε δὲ

Level One: Level Two: Level Three: Translation:

κατθάνοισα δὲ κείσῃ οὐδέ ποτα μναμοσύνα σέθεν

καταθνήσκω - to be dying; i.v. κεῖμαι - to lie down, rest; t.v.

ἠ μναμοσύνα, μναμοσύνας - remembrance, memory, Attic μνημοσύνη; 1, f.

καταθνήσκω - to be dying; i.v. κεῖμαι - to lie down, rest; t.v.

ἠ μναμοσύνα, μναμοσύνας - remembrance, memory, Attic μνημοσύνη; 1, f.

καταθνήσκω - to be dying; i.v. κεῖμαι - to lie down, rest; t.v.

ἠ μναμοσύνα, μναμοσύνας - remembrance, memory, Attic μνημοσύνη; 1, f.

δέ - and; conj. οὐδε - and not; adv. conj. ποτα - at any time, Attic ποτέ; part. σέθεν - of you, epic form; pronoun

Having died and laid down (for good), at no time at all will there be a memory of you

ἔσσετ' οὐδὲ πόθα εἰς ὔστερον· οὐ γὰρ πεδέχῃς βρόδων

εἰμι - to be, exist; i.v. πεδέχω - to partake of, Attic μετέχω; i.v.

τὸ βρόδον, βρόδου - rose, Attic ρόδον; 2, n.

εἰμι - to be, exist; i.v. πεδέχω - to partake of, Attic μετέχω; i.v.

τὸ βρόδον, βρόδου - rose, Attic ρόδον; 2, n.

ὔστερα, ὔστερον, ὔστερος - later; adj.

εἰμι - to be, exist; i.v. πεδέχω - to partake of, Attic μετέχω; i.v.

τὸ βρόδον, βρόδου - rose, Attic ρόδον; 2, n.

ὔστερα, ὔστερον, ὔστερος - later; adj.

πεδά - with, after, Attic μετά; prep. οὐδε - and not; adv. conj. οὐ - not; adv. γάρ - for; part. εἰς - into; prep. ποθα - at any time, Attic ποτέ; part.

nor will there be any later; for you do not partake of the roses

τὼν ἐκ Πιερίας· ἀλλ' ἀφάνης κἀν Ἀίδα δόμῳ

ἠ Πιερία, Πιερίας - place sacred to the Muses; 1, f. ὀ Ἄιδης, Ἄιδου - Hades; 3, m. ὀ δόμος, δόμου - house; 2, m.

ἠ Πιερία, Πιερίας - place sacred to the Muses; 1, f. ὀ Ἄιδης, Ἄιδου - Hades; 3, m. ὀ δόμος, δόμου - house; 2, m.

ἀφανής, ἀφανές - unseen, invisible; 3, M

ἠ Πιερία, Πιερίας - place sacred to the Muses; 1, f. ὀ Ἄιδης, Ἄιδου - Hades; 3, m. ὀ δόμος, δόμου - house; 2, m.

ἀφανής, ἀφανές - unseen, invisible; 3, M

ἐκ - out; prep. ἀλλά - but; conj. καί - and, also, even; conj. ἐν - in; prep.

from Pieria; but invisible even in Hades' house

φοιτάσῃς πεδ' ἀμαύρων νεκύων ἐκπεποταμένα.

φοιτάω - to move to and fro; a.v. ἐκπέτομαι - to fly out or away; t.v.

ὀ νέκυς, νέκυος - corpse; 3, m.

φοιτάω - to move to and fro; a.v. ἐκπέτομαι - to fly out or away; t.v.

ὀ νέκυς, νέκυος - corpse; 3, m.

ἀμαυρά, ἀμαυρόν, ἀμαυρός - dim, faint; M, adj.

φοιτάω - to move to and fro; a.v. ἐκπέτομαι - to fly out or away; t.v.

ὀ νέκυς, νέκυος - corpse; 3, m.

ἀμαυρά, ἀμαυρόν, ἀμαυρός - dim, faint; M, adj.

πεδά - with, after, Attic μετά; prep.

you will roam among (the) dimly seen dead, flying around.

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