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ἄγε

come!

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ἀφικνέομαι

arrive, come

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ἐρωτάω

ask

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ἰδού

look! here! hey!

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κίνδῡνος, ὁ

danger

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νῆσος, ἡ

island

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πόθεν;

from where?

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πυρά, τά

fire signals, watch-fires

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σπεύδω

hurry

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χωρέω

go, come

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οὕτως οὖν ἡ ναῦς πρὸς τὸν λιμένα βραδέως χωρεῖ.

In this way, then, the ship goes slowly towards the harbor.

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ὁ δε Δικαιόπολις λαμπάδα τινὰ ὁρᾷ ἐν Σαλαμῖνι.

But Dikaiopolis sees a light on Salamis

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ἐρωτᾷ οὖν ὁ κυβερνήτης πόθεν ἡ λαμπάς·

So the captain asks where the light is from.

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ἐπειδὴ δὲ ὁρᾷ, εὐθὺς σπεύδει πρὸς τὸν λιμένα.

When he sees the light, he immediately hurries towards the harbor.

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ΚΥΒ. (pointing towards the harbor) δεῦρο ἐλθὲ σύ καὶ βλέπε.

CAPTAIN Come over here, you, and look.

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πρὸς γὰρ τὸν λιμένα ἀφικνούμεθα ἤδη.

For we are now approaching the harbor.

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ΔΙΚ. (ὁ δε Δικαιόπολις βλέπει πρὸς τὴν Σαλαμῖνα.)

DIKAIOPOLIS (But Dikaiopolis looks towards Salamis)

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ἰδού, ὦ κυβερνῆτα.

Look, captain:

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λαμπάδα τινὰ ὁρῶ ἐγὼ ἐν τῇ νήσῳ.

I see a light on the island.

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ΚΥΒ. τί φῇς; πόθεν ἡ λαμπάς;

CAPT. What are you saying? Where is the light from?

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ΔΙΚ. ὁπόθεν; ἰδού.

DIK. From where? Look!

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ΚΥΒ. (βλέπει πρὸς τὴν νῆσον καὶ ὁ κυβερνήτης.)

CAPT. (The captain also looks towards the island.)

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ὦ Ζεῦ. λαμπάδα γὰρ οὐχ ὁρᾷς, ἀλλὰ τὰ πυρά.

O Zeus! It is not a light you are seeing, but fire signals.

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ΝΑΥΤΗΣ τί φῇς; τὰ πυρὰ λέγεις; ὦ Ζεῦ.

SAILOR What are you saying? Do you say fire signals? O Zeus!

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ἄγε δή, ὦ κυβερνῆτα, σπεῦδε, σπεῦδε καὶ σῷζε ἡμᾶς εἰς τὸν λιμένα.

Come along, captain, hurry, hurry and get us safe into the harbor.

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ΚΥΒ. (impatiently) ἀλλὰ σῴζω ὑμᾶς ἔγωγε.

CAPT. But I am myself saving you.

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μὴ φοβεῖσθε· σπεύδω γάρ, καὶ ἐπιστρέφει ἤδη ἡ ναῦς εἰς τὸν λιμένα.

Do not be afraid: for I am hurrying, and the ship is already turning towards the harbor.

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλὰ διὰ τί σπεύδομεν;

DIK. But why are we hurrying?

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ἆρα κίνδυνός τίς ἐστιν ἡμῖν;

Is there some danger for us?

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ΝΑΥ. νὴ τὸν Δία· ἐν κινδύνῳ ἡμεῖς ἐσμέν, ὦ Δικαιόπολι, εὖ οἶδα ὅτι.

SAIL. [Yes], by Zeus: we are in danger, Dikaiopolis, I know that well.

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σπεύδομεν διότι τὰ πυρὰ δηλοῖ τι δεινόν.

We are hurrying because the fire signals show something terrible.

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ΔΙΚ. τί δηλοῖ τὰ πυρά;

DIK. What do the fire signals show?

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ΝΑΥ. σαφῶς δηλοῖ ὅτι αἱ πολέμιαι νῆες ἐπὶ ἡμᾶς ἐπέρχονται.

SAIL. They show clearly that enemy ships are coming against us.

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ἄγε

come!

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ἀφικνέομαι

arrive, come

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ἐρωτάω

ask

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ἰδού

look! here! hey!

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κίνδῡνος, ὁ

danger

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νῆσος, ἡ

island

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πόθεν;

from where?

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πυρά, τά

fire signals, watch-fires

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σπεύδω

hurry

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χωρέω

go, come

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