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ἆρα (Section One B)

(This word indicates a question)

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δεῦρο

here, over here

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ἐγώ

I

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καί

also

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σύ

you (s.)

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τίς;

what? who?

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O (addressing someone)

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ΖΗΝΟΘΕΜΙΣ (pointing to the land) δεῦρο ἐλθέ, ὦ Δικαιόπολι, καὶ βλέπε.

SDENOTHEMIS: Come here, Dikaiopolis, and look.

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ἐγὼ γὰρ τὴν ἀκρόπολιν ὁρῶ.

For I see the acropolis.

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ἆρα καὶ σὺ τὴν ἀκρόπολιν ὁρᾷς;

Can you also see the Acropolis?

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ΔΙΚΑΙΟΠΟΛΙΣ (peering towards the land) ποῦ ἐστιν ἡ ἀρκόπολις;

DIKAIOPOLIS: where is the acropolis?

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ἐγὼ γὰρ τὴν ἀκρόπολιν οὐχ ὁρῶ.

For I cannot not see the Acropolis.

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ΖΗΝ. δεῦρο ἐλθέ, καὶ βλέπε.

SDEN. Come over here and look.

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ἇρα οὐχ ὁρᾷς σὺ τὸν Παρθενῶνα;

Do you not see the Parthenon?

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ΔΙΚ. ναί. νῦν γὰρ τὴν ἀκρόπολιν ὁρῶ καὶ ἐγώ.

DIK. Yes. Now I too can see the Akropolis.

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ΖΗΝ. ὦ Ζεῦ. ὡς καλός ἐστιν ὁ Παρθενῶν, καλὴ δὲ ἡ ἀρκόπολις.

SDEN. O Zeus! How beautiful is the Parthenon, and [how] beautiful the Acropolis.

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ΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΤΗΣ (agreeing) ἀληθῆ σὺ λέγεις, ὦ Ζηνόθεμι.

CAPTAIN: You’re right, Sdenothemis.

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(with a sudden start) ἄκουε. ψόφος. ἆρα ἀκούεις; τίς ἐστιν ὁ ψόφος;

Listen! A noise. Do you hear? What is the noise?

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ἆρα ἀκούεις καὶ σὺ τὸν ψόφον, ὦ Ζγνόθεμι;

Do you also hear the noise, Sdenothemis?

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ΖΗΝ. (hurriedly dismissing the subject) οὐ μὰ Δία, οὐδὲν ἀκούω ἐγώ, ὦ κυβερνῆτα.

SDEN. No, by Zeus, I hear nothing, captain.

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μὴ φρόντιζε. ἀλλὰ δεῦρο ἐλθὲ καὶ βλέπε.

Don’t worry. But come over here and look.

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ἐγὼ γὰρ τὸ νεώριον ὁρῶ καὶ τὸν Πειραιᾶ.

For I see the dockyard and the Piraeus.

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ἆρα ὁρᾷς καὶ σὺ τὸ νεώριον;

Do you also see the dockyard?

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ΚΥΒ. ναί.

CAPTAIN: Yes.

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ΖΗΝ. ὦ Ζεῦ, ὡς καλόν ἐστι τὸ νεώριον, καλὸς δὲ ὁ Πειραιεύς.

SDEN. O Zeus, how beautiful is the dockyard, and [how] beautiful is the Piraeus.

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ΚΥΒ. (agreeing impatiently) ἀληθῆ λέγεις, ὦ Ζηνόθεμι.

CAPTAIN: You are right, Sdenothemis.

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ἰδού, ψόφος. αὖθις γὰρ τὸ ψόφον ἀκούω ἔγωγε.

Hey! A noise. For again I hear the noise.

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ΔΙΚ. καὶ ἐγὼ τὸν ψόφον αὖθις ἀκούω, ὦ κυβερνῆτα, σαφῶς.

DIK. And too hear the noise again, captain, clearly.

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ἐγὼ οὖν καὶ σύ ἀκούομεν τὸν ψόφον.

So you and I (both) hear the noise.

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ἆρα

(This word indicates a question)

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δεῦρο

here, over here

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ἐγώ

I

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καί

also

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σύ

you (s.)

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τίς;

what? who?

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O (addressing someone)

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