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ἀπέρχομαι (ἀπελθ- )

depart, go away

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βιάζομαι

use force

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εἶτα

then, next

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ἐξευρίσκω (ἐξευρ- )

find out

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ἥλιος, ὁ

sun

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ὁπόσος, η, ον

how many, how much

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πηδάω

leap, jump

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πόρρω

far, far off

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πρῶτος, η, ον

first

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πρῶτον

first, at first

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Σωκράτης, ὁ

Socrates

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τι;

why?

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(τίθημι) θε-

place, put

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χωρίον, τό

place, space, region

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(ἀπέρχεται ὁ μαθητής.)

(the student goes away)

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(ὁ δὲ Στρεψιάδης τὸν Σωκράτη καλεῖ.)

(But Strepsiades calls Socrates)

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ὦ Σώκρατες, ὦ Σωκρατίδιον, δεῦρ’ ἔλθέ.

STREPS. Socrates, dear little Socrates, come here.

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ΣΩΚ. τίς ἐβόησε;

SOC. Who shouted?

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τίς ἐβιάσατο εἰς τὸ φροντιστήριον τὸ τῶν σοφιστῶν;

Who forced (his way) into the thinkery of the sophists?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἐβόησα ἐγώ, Στρεψιάδης Κικυννόθεν.

STREPS. It was I who shouted, Strepsiades from (the deme of) Kikynna.

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ἀλλ’ οὐκ ἐβιασάμην εἰς τὸ φροντιστήριον.

But I did not force (my way) into the thinkery.

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ΣΩΚ. τί με καλεῖς, ὦ ἐφήμερε;

SOC. Why are you calling me, creature of the day?

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ἦλθες δὲ σὺ κατὰ τί;

What did you come for?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. ἦλθον μαθητὴς εἰς τὸ φροντιστήριον.

STREPS. I came (as a) student to the thinkery.

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ἤδη γάρ σε ἤκουσα ὠς εἶ σοφός.

For I have already heard that you are wise.

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ΣΩΚ. εἰπέ μοι, τίς εἶπε τοῦτο;

SOC. Tell me, who told (you) this?

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πῶς δ’ ἤκουσας με ὡς σοφός εἰμι;

How did you hear (of me) that I am wise?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. εἶπε τοῦτο τῶν μαθητῶν τις.

STREPS. One of the students told (me) this.

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ΣΩΚ. τί δ’ εἶπεν ὁ μαθητής; λέγε.

SOC. What did the student say? Tell.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. εἶπε γάρ ὁ μαθητὴς ὡς ψύλλα τις ἔδακε τὴν Χαιρεφῶντος ὀφρῦν.

STREPS. The student said that a certain flea bit Chaerephon’s eyebrow.

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εἶτα ἐπὶ την σὴν κεφαλὴν ἐπήδησε.

Then he lept onto your head.

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σὺ δὲ τὸν Χαιρεφῶντα ἤρου ὁπόσους τοὺς ἑαυτῆς πόδας ἐπήδησεν ἡ ψύλλα.

And you (sing.) asked Chaerophon how many of its own feet the flee lept.

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ἀνεμετρήσατε δ’ ὑμεῖς οὕτως·

And you (pl.) measured up as follows:

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πρῶτον μὲν γὰρ τὴν ψύλλαν ἐλάβετε καὶ ἔθετε εἰς κηρὸν θερμόν.

(for) first you (pl.) took the flee and placed (it) into hot wax.

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ἐπειδὴ δὲ ψυχρὸς ἐγένετο ὁ κηρός, ἡ ψύλλα ἔσχεν ἐμβάδας τινὰς Περσικάς.

And when the wax got cold, the flee had some Persian slippers.

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εἶτα δὲ ἀναμετρήσατε τὸ χωρίον.

And then you (pl.) measured up the space.

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(with an admiring glance) οὐδέποτε εἶδον ἔγωγε πρᾶγμα οὕτω σοφόν.

I myself never saw an affair so wise.

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ΣΩΚ. οὐδέποτε εἶδες σύ γε πρᾶγμα οὕτω σοφόν;

SOC. You (of all people) never saw an affair so wise?

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ἀλλὰ πόθεν ὢν τυγχάνεις;

But where you happen to be from?

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. Κικοννόθεν.

STREPS. From Kikynna.

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ΣΩΚ. οὐ γὰρ ἔλαθές με ἄκροικος ὢν, καὶ ἀμαθής.

SOC. (For) you did not escape my notice being rustic, and ignorant.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. μὴ μέμφου μοι.

STREPS. Don’t blame me.

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ἀλλ’ εἰπέ, τί δρᾷς ἐπὶ ταύτης τῆς κρεμάθρας ὢν, ὦ Σώκρατες;

But tell me, what are you doing (being) on this basket?

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ΣΩΚ. (solemnly) ἀεροβατῶ καὶ περιφρονῶ τὸν ἥλιον.

SOC. I tread the air and I think all about the sun.

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ΣΤΡΕΨ. τί δ’ ἀπὸ κρεμάθρας τοῦτο δρᾷς, ἀλλ’ οὐκ ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς;

STREPS. But why do you do this from a basket, rather than from the earth?

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τί ἐξευρίσκεις ἢ τί μανθάνεις, ἐπὶ κρεμάθρας ὤν;

What are you finding out or what are you learning, being on a basket?

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ΣΩΚ. οὐδέποτε γὰρ ἐξηῦρον ἐγὼ τὰ μετέωρα πράγματα οὑδ’ ἔμαθον οὐδέν, ἀπὸ τῆς γῆς σκοπῶν.

SOC. (I’m in a basket) For I never found out about the atmospheric phenomena nor learned anything, looking from the earth.

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ἡ γὰρ γῆ ἔτυχε κωλύουσα τὴν φροντίδα.

For the earth happened to prevent thought.

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ἀπέρχομαι (ἀπελθ- )

depart, go away

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βιάζομαι

use force

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εἶτα

then, next

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ἐξευρίσκω (ἐξευρ- )

find out

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ἥλιος, ὁ

sun

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ὁπόσος, η, ον

how many, how much

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πηδάω

leap, jump

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πόρρω

far, far off

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πρῶτος, η, ον

first

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πρῶτον

first, at first

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Σωκράτης, ὁ

Socrates

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τι;

why?

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(τίθημι) θε-

place, put

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χωρίον, τό

place, space, region

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