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1

ἀεί

always

2

ἄριστος, η, ον

best; very good

3

εἰμί

I am (= verb “to be”)

4

Ἕλλην, ὁ

Greek

5

or

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ναῦς

ship

7

οἶδα

know

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πῶς γὰρ οὔ;

of course

9

στρατηγός, ὁ

general

10

ΔΙΚ. μία οὖν τέχνη ἥ τε ῥαψῳδικὴ καὶ ἡ στρατηγική;

DIK. Are then the skill of a rhapsode and the skill of a general one [and the same]?

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ΡΑΨ. μία τέχνη, ὦ Δικαιόπολι.

RHAPSODE One [and the same] skill, Dikaiopolis.

12

ΔΙΚ. οὔκουν οἱ ἀγαθοὶ ῥαψῳδοί εἰσιν ἅμα καὶ στρατηγοὶ ἀγαθοί;

DIK. So good rhapsodes are are at the same time also good generals?

13

ΡΑΨ. ναί, ὦ Δικαιόπολι.

RHAPSODE Yes, Dikaiopolis.

14

ΔΙΚ. καὶ σὺ ἄριστος ῥαψῳδὸς εἶ τῶν Ἑλλήνων;

DIK. And you are the best rhapsode of the Greeks?

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ΡΑΨ. μάλιστα, ὦ Δικαιόπολι.

RHAPSODE Certainly.

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ΔΙΚ. σὺ οὖν, ὦ ῥαψῳδέ, στρατηγὸς ἄριστος εἶ τῶν Ἑλλήνων;

DIK. Are you then, rhapsode, the best general of the Greeks?

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ΡΑΨ. πῶς γὰρ οὔ;

RHAPSODE Of course.

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ΔΙΚ. τί λέγετε, ὦ ναῦται; ἆρα μῶρος ὁ ῥαψῳδος ἢ οὔ;

DIK. What do you say, sailors? Is the rhapsode a fool or not?

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ΝΑΥ. μῶρος μέντοι νὴ Δία ὁ ῥαψῳδός, ὦ Δικαιόπολι.́

SAILORS By Zeus the rhapsode is indeed a fool, Dikaiopolis.

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στρατηγὸς μὲν γὰρ δήπου ἄριστος τῶν Ἑλλήνων ἐστὶν ὁ ἄνθρωπος, ἀλλὰ οὐκ οἶδεν ἀκριβῶς πότερον “μέλαινα” ἢ “θοὴ” ἢ “κοίλη” ἡ ναῦς.

The fellow is, of course, the best general of the Greeks, but he does not know precisely whether the ship is “black” or “swift” or “hollow.”

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μῶρος οὖν ἐστιν ὁ ἄριστος τῶν Ἑλλήνων στρατηγός.

So the best general of the Greeks is a fool.

22

ΡΑΨ. δῆλον ἐστιν, ὦ Δικαιόπολι, ὅτι Σωκρατεῖς καὶ παίζεις πρὸς ἐμέ.

RHAPSODE It is clear, Dikaiopolis, that you are Socratising and joking with me.

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ὁ γὰρ Σωκράτης οὕτως ἀεὶ πρὸς μαθητὰς παίζει.

For Socrates always jokes in this way with his students.

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ΔΙΚ. ναί. οἱ Ἕλληνες ἀεὶ παῖδές εἰσιν.

DIK. Yes. The Greeks are always children.

25

ἀεί

always

26

ἄριστος, η, ον

best; very good

27

εἰμί

I am (= verb “to be”)

28

Ἕλλην, ὁ

Greek

29

or

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ναῦς

ship

31

οἶδα

know

32

πῶς γὰρ οὔ;

of course

33

στρατηγός, ὁ

general

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