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βοάω

shout (for)

2

ἔτι

still, yet

3

ζητέω

look for, seek

4

θύρᾱ, ἡ

door

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καθεύδω

sleep

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καλέω

call, summon

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κελεύστης, ὁ

boatswain (pronounced “bosun,” in case you skipped the Navy)

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οἴκοι

at home

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τρέχω

run

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τριήραρχος, ὁ

trierarch (the man in charge of a trireme, vs. the “captain” who sails it)

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(ἐπειδὴ οὖν ὁ Δικαιόπολις καὶ ὁ ῥαψῳδὸς εἰς τὴν γῆν ἀφικνοῦνται, θόρυβος γίγνεται πολύς.

(When Dikaiopolis and the rhapsode arrive on land, there is much confusion going on.

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οἱ δὲ ἄνδρες ἡσυχάζουσι καὶ τὴν θέαν θεῶνται.

The men keep quiet and watch the spectacle.

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ἐγγὺς δὲ τῆς νεώς ἐστι κελευστής τις, βοᾷ δὲ οὗτος.)

Near the ship is a boatswain, and this man is shouting.)

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ΚΕΛΕΥΣΤΗΣ εἰπέ μοι, ποῦ ὁ τριήραρχος ὁ ἡμέτερος;

BOATSWAIN Tell me, where is our trierarch?

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ΠΩΛΟΣ δῆλον ὅτι οἴκοι, ὦ κελευστά.

POLOS Clearly at home, boatswain.

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καθεύδει γάρ που.

He’s asleep, presumably.

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ΚΕΛ. οἴμοι. δεινὸς μὲν ὁ τῶν Ἀθηναίων κίνδυνος, ἀλλὰ ἐκεῖνος οἴκοι καθεύδει.

BOA. Alas! Terrible is the danger of the Athenians, and that man is asleep at home.

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σπεῦδε οὖν, ὦ Πῶλε, καὶ ζήτει τὸν τριήραρχον ...

So hurry, Polos, and look for the trierarch ...

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... καὶ λέγε περὶ τούτου τοῦ ἐν Σαλαμῖνι κινδύνου.

... and tell (him) about this danger in Salamis.

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ΠΩΛΟΣ μάλιστά γε, ὦ κελευστά.

POL. Of course, boatswain.

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(οὕτως οὖν τρέχει ταχέως πρὸς τὸν τριήραρχον ὁ Πῶλος.)

(In this way, then, Polos runs quickly towards the trierarch.)

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(τέλος δὲ εἰς τὴν θύραν ἀφικνεῖται.)

(Finally he arrives at the door.)

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ΠΩΛΟΣ (knocks on the door) παῖ, παῖ. τί ποιεῖς;  ἆρα καθεύδει ὁ παῖς; παῖ, παῖ.

POL. Boy! Boy! What are you doing?  Is the boy asleep? Boy! Boy!

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ΠΑΙΣ (blearily) τίς εστι; τίς βοᾷ;

BOY Who is it?  Who is shouting?

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(he opens the door) διὰ τί καλεῖς με;  τίνα ζητεῖς.

Why are you calling me? Who are you looking for? (lit. “Whom do you seek?”)

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ΠΩΛΟΣ εἰπέ μοι, ἆρα ἔνδον ἐστὶν ὁ τριήραρχος;  ἢ οὐχ οὕτως;

POL. Tell me, is the trierarch inside?  Or isn’t he? (lit. “or is it not so”)

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ΠΑΙΣ οὕτως γε.

BOY He is indeed. (it is so, in fact)

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ΠΩΛΟΣ φέρε, ὦ παῖ, διὰ τί ἔτι μένεις καὶ οὐ καλεῖς τὸν δεσπότην;

POL. Come along then, boy, why are you still waiting and (why) do you not call (your) master?

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ζητῶ γὰρ ἐκεῖνον.

For I am looking for him. (“I don't [call him] because I am looking for him”)

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ΠΑΙΣ ἀλλὰ ἀδύνατον· καθεύδει γὰρ ὁ δεσπότης ἥσυχος. (He shuts the door)

BOY But it’s impossible; the master is sleeping peacefully. (lit: “sleeping peaceful”)

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ΠΩΛΟΣ τί φῇς; ἄδύνατον;  βάλλ’ εἰς κόρακας· μὴ παῖζε πρὸς ἐμέ. (he approaches the door)

POL. What are you saying? Impossible?  Go to hell! (lit: “Go hit at the crows!”) Don’t joke with me.

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διὰ τί οὐ κόπτω ταύτην τὴν θύραν;

Why don’t I knock on this door?

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τριήραρχε, τριήραρχε· σὲ γὰρ βοῶ.

Trierarch! Trierarch! I’m calling you!

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ΤΡΙΗΡΑΡΧΟΣ βάλλε εἰς κόρακας. ἀλλὰ τίς κόπτει τὴ θύραν;

TRIERARCH Go to hell! But who is knocking at the door?

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τί τοῦτο τὸ πρᾶγμά ἐστι; τίς καλεῖ με; τίς βοᾷ;

What’s this business? Who is calling me? Who is shouting?

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ΠΩΛΟΣ Πῶλος καλεῖ σε, ὁ Κυδαθηναιεύς, ἐγώ.

POL. Polos, from the deme Kydathenaion, is calling you — me!

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ΤΡΙ. ἀλλὰ καθεύδω ἥσυχος —

TRI. But I’m sleeping soundly —

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ἀλλὰ μὴ κάθυεδε, ὦ τριήραρχε·

POL. But don’t sleep, trierarch:

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ἐν κινδύνῳ γὰρ ἡ Σαλαμίς.

Salamis is in danger.

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ἐλθὲ καὶ βλέπε ἐκεῖσε.

Come and look over there.

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ἆρα οὐχ ὁρᾷς ἐκεῖνα τὰ πυρά;

Do you not see those fire signals?

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ΤΡΙ. τί φής; ἆρα παίζεις πρὸς ἐμέ;

TRI. What are you saying? Are you joking with me?

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(ὁρᾷ τὰ πυρὰ ἐν τῇ νήσῳ.)

(He sees the fire signals on the island.)

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οἴμοι. μένε, ὦ Πῶλε. ταχὺ γὰρ ἔρχομαι.

Alas! Wait Polos. For I am coming quickly.

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βοάω

shout (for)

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ἔτι

still, yet

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ζητέω

look for, seek

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θύρᾱ, ἡ

door

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καθεύδω

sleep

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καλέω

call, summon

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κελεύστης, ὁ

boatswain

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οἴκοι

at home

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τρέχω

run

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τριήραρχος, ὁ

trierarch

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