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ἀδύνατος, ον

impossible

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Ἀθῆναι, αἱ

Athens

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δῆμος, ὁ

deme; the people

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θαυμάζω

wonder at, be amazed at

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ὅπου

where? where

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οὐρανός, ὁ

sky, heavens

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πείθομαι

believe, trust, obey

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ὦ Ἡράκλεις, τίνα ταῦτα τὰ θηρία;

STREPSIADES Heracles! What are these monsters?

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ΜΑΘ. οὗτος, διὰ τί ἐθαύμασας;

STUDENT Hey you! Why were you amazed?

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διὰ τί αὖθις ἐβόησας;

Why did you yell again?

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ἆρα τοὺς μαθητὰς τούτους θαυμάζεις;

Are you amazed at these students?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ναὶ μὰ Δία θαυμάζω.

STR. Yes by, Zeus, I amazed.

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ἀλλὰ τί ποιοῦσιν οὗτοι οἱ εἰς τὴν γῆν βλέποντες;

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

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ΜΑΘ. ζητοῦσιν οὗτοι τὰ κατὰ γῆς.

STU. They are investigating subterranean phenomena.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. βολβοὺς ἄρα ζήτοῦσι.

STR. Then they are looking for truffles.

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μὴ νῦν τοῦτό γ’ ἔτι φροντίζετε, ὦ θηρία·

Don’t worry about it any more, monsters:

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ἐγὼ γὰρ οἶδα ὅπου εἰσὶ μεγάλοι καὶ καλοί.

I know where there are some lovely big ones.

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ἀλλὰ τίς οὑτοσί;

But who’s this here?

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διὰ τί ὁ πρωκτὸς εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν βλέπει;

Why is his bottom looking towards the sky?

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ΜΑΘ. διότι ἀστρονομεῖ ὁ πρωκτός.

STU. Because his bottom is studying astronomy.

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

STR. Look! What’s this?

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δίδασκέ με.

Tell me (lit. “teach me”)

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ΜΑΘ. ἀστρονομία μὲν αὕτη.

STU. This is astronomy.

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

STR. And what’s this?

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ΜΑΘ. γεωμετρία.

STU. Geometry.

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ΣΤΕΨ. καὶ εἰς τί χρήσιμον αὕτη;

STR. And what use is this?

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δίδσκε.

Teach me.

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ΜΑΘ. ταύτῃ τὴν γῆν ἀναμετροῦμεν.

STU. With this we measure the land.

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

This is a map of the world.

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(points at the map) ὁρᾷς;

Do you see?

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αὗται μὲν Ἀθῆναι.

This is Athens.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. (in disbelief) τί σὺ λέγεις;

STR. What are you saying?

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

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

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ποῦ δ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ ἐμὸς δῆμος;

And where is my deme?

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ΜΑΘ. (points at the map) ἐνταῦθα ἔνεστιν.

STU. It’s here.

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τὴν δ’ Εὔβοιαν ὁρᾷς;

Do you see Euboea?

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

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

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ΜΑΘ. ὅπου; αὕτη.

STU. Where? Here.

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

STR. Alas! Go away, go away!

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ὡς ἐγγὺς ἡμῶν ἡ Λακεδαίμων.

How near us Sparta is.

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

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

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ΜΑΘ. ἀλλ’ ἀδύνατον.

STU. But that's impossible.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. νὴ Δία ὀλοφυρεῖσθ’ ἄρα.

STR. By Zeus, you’ll regret it then.

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

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

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ΜΑΘ. αὐτός.

STU. Himself.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. τίς αὐτός;

STR. Who’s Himself?

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ΜΑΘ. Σωκράτης.

STU. Socrates.

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ἀδύνατος, ον

impossible

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Ἀθῆναι, αἱ

Athens

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δῆμος, ὁ

deme; the people

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θαυμάζω

wonder at, be amazed at

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ὅπου

where? where

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οὐρανός, ὁ

sky, heavens

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πείθομαι

believe, trust, obey

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