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γιγνώσκω

know; perceive; resolve

2

ἔμπειρος, ον

skilled, experienced

3

μῶρος, ᾶ, ον

stupid; foolish

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περί + acc.)

about (+ acc.)

5

πολλά

many things

6

ναί

yes

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ΡΑΨ. ἀλλὰ ἐγὼ μῶρος μὲν οὐκ εἰμί, πολλὰ δὲ γιγνώσκω.

RHAPSODE But I am not stupid: I know many things.

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ΔΙΚ. πῶς σὺ πολλὰ γιγνώσκεις;

DIK. How do you know many things?

9

δῆλον μὲν οὖν ὅτι ἀπαίδευτος εἶ, ὦ ῥαψῳδέ.

It is clear that you are uneducated, rhapsode.

10

οὐ γὰρ οἶσθα σὺ πότερον “μέλαινα” ἡ ἡμετέρα ναῦς ἢ “θοὴ” ἢ “κοίλη.”

For you do not know whether our ship is “black” or “swift” or “hollow.”

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ΡΑΨ. οὐ μὰ Δία, οὐκ ἀπαίδευτός εἰμι ἐγὼ περὶ Ὁμήρου.

RHAPSODE No by Zeus, I am not uneducated about Homer.

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πολλὰ γὰρ γιγνώσκω διότι πολλὰ γιγνώσκει Ὅμηρος.

I know much because Homer knows much.

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γιγνώσκει γὰρ Ὅμηρος τά τε πολεμικὰ ἔργα καὶ τὰ ναυτικὰ καὶ τὰ στρατιωτικὰ καὶ τὰ στρατηγικά —

For Homer knows matters of war, and matters nautical, tactical, strategic —

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ΔΙΚ. γιγνώσκεις οὖν καὶ σὺ τὰ στρατηγικὰ ἔγρα;

DIK. So also know matters of strategy?

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ΡΑΨ. πῶς γὰρ οὔ; ἐμὸν γὰρ τὸ ἔργον.

RHAPSODE Of course, it’s my job.

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ΔΙΚ. τί δέ; ἆρα ἔμπειρος εἶ περὶ τὰ στρατηγικὰ,ὦ ῥαψῳδέ;

DIK. What? Are you then experienced in matters of strategy, rhapsode?

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ΡΑΨ. ναί. ἔμπειρος μὲν γὰρ περὶ τὰ στρατηγικὰ ἔργα ἐστὶν Ὅμηρος, ἔμπειρος δέ εἰμι καὶ ἐγώ.

RHAPSODE Yes. For experienced in matters of strategy, and I also am experienced [in them].

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γιγνώσκω

know; perceive; resolve

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ἔμπειρος, ον

skilled, experienced

20

μῶρος, ᾶ, ον

stupid; foolish

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περί + acc.)

about (+ acc.)

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πολλά

many things

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ναί

yes

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