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ἀγορά, ἡ

market-place, agora

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βέλτιστος, η, ον

best

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βελτῑ́ων, βέλτῑον (βελτῑον- )

better

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ἐκεῖσε

(to) there

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ἐν τούτῳ

meanwhile

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ἡγέμων, (ἡγεμον- ), ὁ

leader

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ἡγέομαι

lead (+ dat.)

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καθοράω (κατιδ- )

see, look down on

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κόραξ (κορακ- ) ὁ

crow

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πέμπω

send

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πολῑ́της, ὁ

citizen

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προστρέχω (προσδραμ- )

run towards

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χαῖρε

hello! farewell!

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χείρ (χειρ- ) ἡ

hand

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θεασάμενος τὴν τῶν ἕνδεκα ἀνομίαν ὁ Δικαιόπολις, ...

(Dikaiopolis, having observed the lawlessness of the Eleven ...

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καὶ ἀκούσας τοὺς τοῦ ἱκέτου λόγους, ...

and having heard the words of the suppliant, ...

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ἀπέρχεται διὰ τοῦ τῶν πολιτῶν πλήθους πρὸς τὴν ἀγορὰν μετὰ τοῦ ῥαψῳδοῦ.

goes away through the crowd of citizens towards the agora with the rhapsode.)

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καὶ Εὐελπίδης, ὁ τοῦ Πολεμάρχου υἱός, καθορᾷ αὐτὸν πρὸς τὴν ἀγορὰν ἀπιόντα μετὰ τοῦ ῥαψῳδοῦ, ...

(And Euelpides the son of Polemarchos sees him going away with the rhapsode towards the market-place ...)

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κατιδὼν δὲ πέμπει πρὸς αὐτοὺς τὸν παῖδα.

and having seen them, he sends his slave to them.

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προσέρχεται οὖν ὁ παῖς ὁ τοῦ Εὐλπίδου ὡς τὸν Δικαιόπολιν, ...

Thus Euelpides’ slave approaches Dikaiopolis ...

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προσιὼν δὲ βοᾷ.

and he shouts, as he comes up.

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ΠΑΙΣ μένε, ὦ Δικαιόπολι, μένε.

SLAVE “Wait, Dikaiopolis, wait!”

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ΔΙΚ. τίς ἡ βοή;

DIK. “What shout is that?”

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τίς αἴτιός ἐστι τῆς βοῆς ἐκείνης;

“Who is responsible for that shout?”

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(ὁ παῖς προσελθὼν λαμβάνεται τοῦ ἱματίου)

(The slave runs up and grabs his tunic) SLAVE: “I was the cause of that shouting.”

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ΠΑΙΣ ἐγὼ αἴτιος τῆς βοῆς.

SLAVE: “I was the cause of that shouting.”

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ΔΙΚ. τίς ὤν σύ γε τοῦ ἐμοῦ ἱμάτιου λαμβάνῃ, ὦ ἄνρθρωπε;

DIK. “Who are you, and why are you holding my tunic, my good fellow?”

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ΠΑΙΣ παῖς εἰμι.

SLAVE “I am a slave.”

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλὰ τίνος ἀνθρώπου παῖς ὢν τυγχάνεις;

DIK. “But whose slave are you?”

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τίς σε ἔπεμψεν;

“Who sent you?”

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ΠΑΙΣ εἰμὶ ἐγὼ τοῦ Εὐελπίδου παῖς, καὶ ἔτυχε πέμψας με ἐκεῖνος.

SLAVE “I am the slave of Euelpides, and he happened to send me.”

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ἀσπάζεται γάρ σε Εὐελπίδης, ὁ τοῦ Πολεμάρχου.

“For Euelpides, the son of Polemarchus, greets you.”

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλὰ ποῦ ἐστιν αὐτός;

DIK. “But where is he?”

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ΠΑΙΣ οὗτος ὄπισθεν προσέρχεται.

SLAVE “Here he is, coming up from behind.”

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ἆρ’ οὐχ ὁρᾶτε αὐτὸν τρέχοντα διὰ τοῦ τῶν πολιτῶν πλῆθος;

“Do you not see him, running through the crowd of people?”

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καὶ μετ’ αὐτοῦ ἑταῖρός τις ἕπεται, Πεισέταιρος, ὁ Στιλβονίδου.

“And a friend of his is following with him, Peisetairos, the son of Stilbonides.”

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δῆλον ὅτι ὑμῶν ἕνεκα τρέχει.

“It is clear that it’s because of you that he’s running.”

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ἀλλὰ περιμένετε.

“But wait.”

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλὰ περιμενοῦμεν.

DIK. “We will wait.”

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(ὁ Εὐελπίδης προστρέχει, κανοῦν ἔχων ἐν τῇ χειρί.)

(Euelpides runs up, holding a basket in his hand.)

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(προσδραμὼν δὲ φθάνει τὸν Πεισέταιρον, ...

(He gets there before Peisetairos ...

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καὶ τῆς χειρὸς τῆς τοῦ Δικαιοπόλεως λαβόμενος ἀσπάζεται.)

and taking Dikaiopolis’ hand he greets him.)

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ΕΥΕΛΠΙΔΗΣ χαῖρε, ὦ φίλε Δικαιόπολι.

EUELPIDES “Greetings, my dear Dikaiopolis.”

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ποῖ δὴ καὶ πόθεν;

“Where are you going and where have you come from?”

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ΔΙΚ ἐκ τοῦ Πειραιῶς, ὦ βέλτιστε.

DIK. “From the Piraeus, my friend.”

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προσιὼν δὲ τυγχάνω πρὸς τὴν ἐκκλησίαν.

“And I am on my way to the assembly.”

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κυρία γὰρ ἐκκλησία γενήσεται τήμερον.

“It will be a sovereign assembly today.”

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(έν δὲ τούτῳ τυγχάνει προσιὼν Πεισέταιρος, κόρακα ἔχων ἐπὶ τῇ χειρί.)

(Meanwhile Peisetairos comes up, having a crow on his wrist.)

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ΔΙΚ. χαῖρε καὶ σύ γε, ὦ Πεισέταιρε.

DIK. “Greetings to you too, Peisetairos.”

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ποῖ δὴ μετ’ ἐκείνου τοῦ κόρακος;

“But where on earth are you going with that crow?”

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μῶν εἰς κόρακας;

“Can it be that you are going to the crows?”

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ΠΕΙΣΕΤΑΙΡΟΣ πῶς δ’ οὔ;

PEIS. “Of course!”

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ἀνιστάμεθα γὰρ ἐκ τῆς πατρίδος.

“We are leaving the country, our fatherland.”

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλὰ τί βουλόμενοι οὕτως ἀνίστασθε, ὦ φίλοι;

DIK. “But why do you want to leave like this, my friends?”

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λέγοιτε ἄν.

“Please tell me.”

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ἐγὼ γὰρ πάνυ ἡδέως ἂν ἀκούοιμι τὴν αἰτιάν.

“For I would be very glad to know the reason.”

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ΕΥ. λέγοιμι ἄν.

EU. “I will tell you” (if you will permit me).

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ζητοῦμεν γὰρ ἡμεῖς τόπον τινὰ ἀπράγμονα.

“We are looking for a peaceful place.”

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ἐκεῖσε δ’ ἴμεν, ἐλθόντες δὲ πόλιν ἀπράγμονα οἰκιοῦμεν.

“We shall go there, and when we get there, we shall settle in a peaceful city.”

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλὰ τί βουλόμενος ἐκεῖνον τὸν κόρακα ἔχεις ἐπὶ τῇ χειρί;

DIK. “But why do you want to carry that crow on your wrist?”

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ΠΕΙΣ. οὗτος μὲν ὁ κόραξ ἡγεῖται, ἡμεῖς δὲ ἑπόμεθα.

EU. “This crow is guiding us, and we are following it.”

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τίς γὰρ ἡγεμὼν βελτίων εἰς κόρακας ἢ κόραξ;

“For who can lead us to the crows better than a crow?”

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ΡΑΨ. ἡγεμὼν βέλτιστος δη.

DIK. “He certainly is the best guide.”

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ἀγορά, ἡ

market-place, agora

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βέλτιστος, η, ον

best

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βελτῑ́ων, βέλτῑον (βελτῑον- )

better

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ἐκεῖσε

(to) there

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ἐν τούτῳ

meanwhile

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ἡγέμων, (ἡγεμον- ), ὁ

leader

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ἡγέομαι

lead (+ dat.)

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καθοράω (κατιδ- )

see, look down on

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κόραξ (κορακ- ) ὁ

crow

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πέμπω

send

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πολῑ́της, ὁ

citizen

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προστρέχω (προσδραμ- )

run towards

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χαῖρε

hello! farewell!

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χείρ (χειρ- ) ἡ

hand

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