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impossible

ἀδύνατος, ον

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Athens

Ἀθῆναι, αἱ

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deme; the people

δῆμος, ὁ

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wonder at, be amazed at

θαυμάζω

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where? where

ὅπου

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sky, heavens

οὐρανός, ὁ

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believe, trust, obey

πείθομαι

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STREPSIADES Heracles! What are these monsters?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. ὦ Ἡράκλεις, τίνα ταῦτα τὰ θηρία;

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STUDENT Hey you! Why were you amazed?

ΜΑΘ. οὗτος, διὰ τί ἐθαύμασας;

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Why did you yell again?

διὰ τί αὖθις ἐβόησας;

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Are you amazed at these students?

ἆρα τοὺς μαθητὰς τούτους θαυμάζεις;

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STR. Yes by, Zeus, I amazed.

ΣΤΡΕΨ. ναὶ μὰ Δία θαυμάζω.

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But are these ones doing, who are looking into the ground?

ἀλλὰ τί ποιοῦσιν οὗτοι οἱ εἰς τὴν γῆν βλέποντες;

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STU. They are investigating subterranean phenomena.

ΜΑΘ. ζητοῦσιν οὗτοι τὰ κατὰ γῆς.

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STR. Then they are looking for truffles.

ΣΤΡΕΨ. βολβοὺς ἄρα ζήτοῦσι.

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Don’t worry about it any more, monsters:

μὴ νῦν τοῦτό γ’ ἔτι φροντίζετε, ὦ θηρία·

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I know where there are some lovely big ones.

ἐγὼ γὰρ οἶδα ὅπου εἰσὶ μεγάλοι καὶ καλοί.

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But who’s this here?

ἀλλὰ τίς οὑτοσί;

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Why is his bottom looking towards the sky?

διὰ τί ὁ πρωκτὸς εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν βλέπει;

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STU. Because his bottom is studying astronomy.

ΜΑΘ. διότι ἀστρονομεῖ ὁ πρωκτός.

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STR. Look! What’s this?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. (points to one of the strange devices) ἰδού· τί δ’ ἐστὶ τοῦτο;

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Tell me (lit. “teach me”)

δίδασκέ με.

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STU. This is astronomy.

ΜΑΘ. ἀστρονομία μὲν αὕτη.

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STR. And what’s this?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. (points to another device) τοῦτο δὲ τί;

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STU. Geometry.

ΜΑΘ. γεωμετρία.

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STR. And what use is this?

ΣΤΕΨ. καὶ εἰς τί χρήσιμον αὕτη;

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Teach me.

δίδσκε.

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STU. With this we measure the land.

ΜΑΘ. ταύτῃ τὴν γῆν ἀναμετροῦμεν.

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This is a map of the world.

(picks up a map) αὕτη δ’ ἐστὶ γῆς περίοδος.

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Do you see?

(points at the map) ὁρᾷς;

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This is Athens.

αὗται μὲν Ἀθῆναι.

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STR. What are you saying?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. (in disbelief) τί σὺ λέγεις;

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I don’t believe [you], since I don’t see any one of the jurors sitting.

οὐ πείθομαι, ἐπεὶ τῶν δικαστῶν οὐχ ὁρῶ οὐδὲ ἕνα καθιζόμενον.

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And where is my deme?

ποῦ δ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ ἐμὸς δῆμος;

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STU. It’s here.

ΜΑΘ. (points at the map) ἐνταῦθα ἔνεστιν.

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Do you see Euboea?

τὴν δ’ Εὔβοιαν ὁρᾷς;

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STR. I see [it]. But where does Sparta happen to be?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. ὁρῶ. ἀλλ’ ἡ Λακεδαίμων ποῦ τυγχάνει οὖσα;

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STU. Where? Here.

ΜΑΘ. ὅπου; αὕτη.

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STR. Alas! Go away, go away!

ΣΤΡΕΨ. (taken aback) παπαῖ. ἄπελθε, ἄπελθε.

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How near us Sparta is.

ὡς ἐγγὺς ἡμῶν ἡ Λακεδαίμων.

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But why don’t you drag this away from us a very long way?

ἀλλὰ διὰ τί οὐκ ἀπάγεις ταύτην ἀφ’ ἡμῶν πόρρω πάνυ;

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STU. But that's impossible.

ΜΑΘ. ἀλλ’ ἀδύνατον.

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STR. By Zeus, you’ll regret it then.

ΣΤΡΕΨ. νὴ Δία ὀλοφυρεῖσθ’ ἄρα.

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But tell me, who’s this in the basket?

(he looks up and sees Socrates hanging in a basket) ἀλλ’ εἰπέ μοι, τίς οὗτος ὁ ἐπὶ τῆς κρεμάθρας ὤν;

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STU. Himself.

ΜΑΘ. αὐτός.

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STR. Who’s Himself?

ΣΤΡΕΨ. τίς αὐτός;

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STU. Socrates.

ΜΑΘ. Σωκράτης.

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impossible

ἀδύνατος, ον

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Athens

Ἀθῆναι, αἱ

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deme; the people

δῆμος, ὁ

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wonder at, be amazed at

θαυμάζω

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where? where

ὅπου

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sky, heavens

οὐρανός, ὁ

54

believe, trust, obey

πείθομαι

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