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ἀγαθός, ή, όν

good, noble, courageous

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Ἀθηναῖος, ὁ

Athenian

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ἀπορέω

be at a loss; have no resources

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βέβαιος, ᾱ, ον

secure

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βραδέως

slowly

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νικάω

win, defeat

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ὅσος, η, ον

how great!

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πίπτω

fall, die

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τέλος

in the end, finally

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ΡΑΨ. “μῆνιν ἄειδε, θεά, Ξέρξου θείου βασιλῆος οὐλομένην.”

RHAPSODE “Sing, goddess, the destructive weath of Xerxes, the god-like king.”

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οἱ μὲν οὖν βάρβαροι βραδέως προσέρχονται πρὸς τὴν πόλιν, ...

So the foreigners approach the city, ...

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... οἱ δὲ Ἀθηναῖοι ἀποροῦσι καὶ φοβοῦνται.

... while the Athenians are at a loss and are afraid.

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πολλὴ μὲν γὰρ ἡ τῶν Περσῶν στρατία, ὀλίγοι δὲ οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι.

For the Persian army [is] large, and the Athenians few.

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καὶ πολλαὶ μὲν αἱ τῶν Περσῶν νῆες, ὀλίγαι δὲ αἱ νῆες αἱ τῶν Ἀθηναίων.

Many [are] the Persian ships, but few the ships of the Athenians.

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πολὺς μὲν οὖν ὁ τῶν Ἀθηναίων κίνδυνος, πολλὴ δὲ ἡ ἀπορία, πολὺς δὲ καὶ ὁ φόβος.

Great then [is] the danger of the Athenians, great their perplexity and great also their fear.

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τὰς μὲν οὖν θυσίας τοῖς θεοῖς θύουσιν οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι καὶ πολλὰ εὐχονται, ...

So the Athenians sacrifice their sacrifices to the gods and pray much;

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εἰσβαίνουσι δὲ ταχέως εἰς τὰς ναῦς καὶ ὑπὲρ τῆς ἐλευθερίας μάχονται.

they go quickly into their ships and fight for their freedom.

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ἀγαθὸν γὰρ ἡ ἐλευθερία.

For freedom [is] a good thing.

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τέλος δὲ ἀφικνοῦνται οἱ Πέρσαι, μάχονται δὲ οἱ Ἕλληνες.

Finally the Persians arrive and the Greeks fight.

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πολλὴ γὰρ ἡ τόλμα ἡ τῶν τε Ἑλλήνων καὶ τῶν στρατηγῶν.

Great [is] the daring of the Greeks and their generals.

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καὶ ἐν τῇ ναυμαχίᾳ ὅσαι εἰσὶν αἱ βοαί, ὅσαι αἱ ἀπορίαι, ὅσαι αἱ τῶν θεῶν ἱκετεῖαι.

And in the sea-battle, how many are the shouts, how great the perplexities, how many the supplications to the gods!

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τέλος δὲ νικῶσι μὲν τὸ τῶν Περσῶν ναυτικὸν οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι, ...

Finally the Athenians defeat the Persian fleet ...

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πίπτουσι δὲ οἱ Πέρσαι, καὶ οὐ δουλοῦνται τοὺς Ἀθηναίους.

... and the Persians fall and they do not enslave the Athenians.

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καὶ τὴν Ἑλλάδα ἐλευθεροῦσιν οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι καὶ τὴν πατρίδα σῴζουσι διὰ τὴν τόλμαν.

The Athenians free Greece and save their country through their daring.

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ἡ γὰρ ἀρετὴ καὶ ἡ τόλμα τήν τε ὕβριν καὶ τὸ πλῆθος ἀεὶ νικῶσιν.

For courage and daring always defeat aggression and superior numbers.

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οὕτως οὖν βεβαία γίγνεται ἡ τῶν Ἑλλήνων σωτηρία.

So thus the salvation of the Greeks becomes secure.

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ἀγαθός, ή, όν

good, noble, courageous

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Ἀθηναῖος, ὁ

Athenian

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ἀπορέω

be at a loss; have no resources

30

βέβαιος, ᾱ, ον

secure

31

βραδέως

slowly

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νικάω

win, defeat

33

ὅσος, η, ον

how great!

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πίπτω

fall, die

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τέλος

in the end, finally

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