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ἀδικέω

be unjust, commit a crime, do wrong

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ᾷδω / ἀείδω

sing

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ἀνίσταμαι (ἀναστα- )

get up, emigrate

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δῆμος, ὁ

people; deme

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δικαστήριον, τό

law-court

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δικαστής, ὁ

juror, dikast

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ἐκκλησίᾱ, ἡ

assembly, ekklesia

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εὐδαίμων, εὔδαιμον (εὐδαιμον- )

happy, rich, blessed by the gods

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μέγιστος, η, ον

greatest

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μείζων, μεῖζον (μειζον- )

greater

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μῶν;

surely not?

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οἰκτίρω (οἰκτιρα- )

pity

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πάθος, τό

experience, suffering

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πανταχοῦ

everywhere

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ῥήτωρ (ῥήτορ- ), ὁ

orator, politician

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χρόνος, ὁ

time

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ΔΙΚ. μείζονα οὖν τινα πόλιν ἢ τὰς Ἀθήνας ζητεῖς;

DIKAIOPOLIS “Are you looking for a greater city than Athens?”

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ΕΥ. οὐ μὰ Δία οὐκ ἐκεῖνο διανοοῦμαι.

EUELPIDES “No, by Zeus, I do not have that in mind.”

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οὐκ ἔστι μείζων ταύτης τῆς πόλεως πόλις.

“There is no greater city than this one.”

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μέγισται γὰρ νὲ Δία αἱ Ἀθῆναι φαίνονται οὖσαι.

“For, in the name of Zeus, Athens is clearly the greatest.”

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ΡΑΨ. ἔπειτα εὐδαιμονεστέρα ταύτης τῆς πόλεως ζήτεις πόλιν;

RHAPSODE “Are you looking for a wealthier city than this one?”

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ΕΥ. οὐκ ἔστιν εὐδαιμονεστέρα ἢ αὕτη ἡ πόλις.

EU. “There is no city wealthier than this one.”

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εὐδαιμονέσταται γὰρ αἱ Ἀθῆναι.

“For Athens is the wealthiest.”

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ΔΙΚ. τί οὖν δή;

DIK. “What then?”

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τί ἐν νῷ ἔχετε;

“What do you have in mind?”

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μῶν μισεῖτε τὴν πόλιν;

“Do you perhaps hate the city?” (Surely you don’t hate the city?)

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ΠΕΙΣ. ἀλλ’ οὺ μὰ Δία οὐκ αὐτὴν μισοῦμεν τὴν πόλιν.

PEISETAIROS “No, by Zeus, we do not hate the city itself.”

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ΔΙΚ. λέγετε οὖν, ὦ φίλοι τί παθόντες ἢ τί βουλόμενοι ἐκ τῆς πόλεως ἀπέρχεσθε;

DIK. “Tell me the, my friends, what happened to you, or what is it that you want that makes you leave the city”

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ΕΥ. δεινὰ δὴ παθόντες καὶ ἐγὼ καὶ ὁ Πειέταιρος οὑτοσί, ὦ Δικαιόπολι, ἐπιέναι βουλόμεθα.

EU. “Peisetairos here and I have had a terrible experience, Dikaiopolis, and so we want to go away.”

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βαρέως γὰρ φέρομεν τὰ τῆς πόλεως πράγματα, μάλιστα δὲ τὰ δικαστήρια.

“For we find the affairs of the city hard to bear, especially the lawcourts.”

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τοιοῦτον γὰρ τὸ πάθος ἐπάθομεν εἰς τὸ δικαστήριον εἰσελθόντες.

“So great was the misfortune we suffered when we entered the lawcourts.”

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ΡΑΨ. ποῖον τὸ πάθος;

RHAP. “What sort of misfortune?”

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τί ποιήσαντες ἢ τί ἀδικήσαντες τὸ πάθος ἐπάθετε;

“What had you done, or what wrong did you do so that you suffered this misfortune?”

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ΕΥ. οὐδὲν οὔτ’ ἐποιήσαμεν οὐτ’ ἀδικήσαμεν, ...

EU. “We did nothing and we did no wrong ...

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ἀλλ’ οἱ δικασταὶ κατεψηφίσαντο ἡμῶν ἀναιτίων ὄντων ...

... but the jurors condemned us, even though we were innocent ...

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διὰ τὴν τῶν μαρτύρων ψευδομαρτυρίαν.

because of the false testimony of the witnesses.”

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ΔΙΚ. ἀλλ’ οὐ θαυμάζω εἰ ἄλλην τινὰ πόλιν ζητοῦντες ἀνίστασθε, ...

DIK. “I am not surprised that you are setting off to find another city, ...

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ἐπεὶ δίκαια λέγετε περὶ τοῦ τε δικαστηρίου καὶ τῶν δικαστῶν.

since you give a just account of the lawcourt and the jurors.”

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οἱ μὲν γὰρ τέττιγες ὀλίγον χρόνον ἐπὶ τῶν κραδῶν ᾄδουσιν, ...

“For the crickets sing for little while in the branches, ...

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οἱ δὲ Ἀθηναῖοι ἐπὶ τῶ δικῶν ᾄδουσιν ἀεί.

but the Athenians sing all the time in their lawcourts.”

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ταῦτ’ οὖν εἰκότως ὑμεῖς ποιεῖτε.

“You are doing this with reason.”

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ἐγὼ δὲ εἰκότως ταῦτα οὐ ποιήσω.

“And it is with reason that I shall not do this.”

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φιλόπολις γάρ εἰμι, ὥσπερ οἱ ῥήτορες, οὐδὲ παύσομαι οὐδέποτε φιλόπολις ὤν.

“For I, like the orators, love the city, and I shall never cease to love the city.”

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ΠΕΙΣ. ὦ Δικαιόπολι, τί φής;

PEI. “Dikaiopolis, what are you saying?”

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μῶν φιλοπόλιδας ἡγῇ τοὺς ῥήρορας;

“Do you really think that the orators love the city?”

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ΔΙΚ. ἔγωγε. τί μήν;

DIK. “I do. Why not?”

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ΠΕΙΣ. ἀλλὰ πῶς φιλοῦσι τὸν δῆμον οἱ ῥήτορες;

PEI. “But how do the orators show their love for the people?”

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σκόπει γάρ.

“For consider.”

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ὁ μὲν πόλεμος ἕρπει, ...

“The war drags on, ...

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πανταχοῦ δὲ κλαυμοὶ καὶ πυραὶ διὰ τὴν νόσον, ...

everywhere there are (is) lamentation and funeral pyres because of the plague: ...

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πανταχοῦ δὲ οἱ νεκροί, πολλὴ δ’ ἡ ἀνομία.

everywhere there are corpses, there is much lawlessness.”

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ἆρ’ οἰκτίρουσιν οἱ ῥήτορες τὸν δῆμον;

“Do the orators show pity for the people?”

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οἰκτίρουσιν ἢ οὔ; λέγε.

“Do they pity them or not? Tell me.”

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τί σιωπᾷς; οὐκ ἐρεῖς;

“Why are you silent? You will not say?”

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οὐκ οἰκτίρουσιν, ἀλλ’ ἀπολοῦσι τὴν πόλιν, εὖ οἶσθ’ ὅτι.

“They do not pity them, but they will destroy the city, you know it well.”

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ἐγὼ γὰρ ὑπὲρ σοῦ ἀποκρινοῦμαι.

“For I will answer on your behalf.”

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καὶ πλέα μὲν ἡ γῆ τῆς τόλμης αὐτῶν, πλέα δ’ ἡ ἐκκλησία, πλέα δὲ τὰ δικαστήρια, ...

“The land is full of their audacity, the assembly is full of it, and the lawcourts are full of it, ...

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ὁ δὲ δῆμος πλέως τῆς ἀπορίας.

but the people are full of distress.”

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ἀδικέω

be unjust, commit a crime, do wrong

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ᾷδω / ἀείδω

sing

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ἀνίσταμαι (ἀναστα- )

get up, emigrate

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δῆμος, ὁ

people; deme

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δικαστήριον, τό

law-court

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δικαστής, ὁ

juror, dikast

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ἐκκλησίᾱ, ἡ

assembly, ekklesia

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εὐδαίμων, εὔδαιμον (εὐδαιμον- )

happy, rich, blessed by the gods

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μέγιστος, η, ον

greatest

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μείζων, μεῖζον (μειζον- )

greater

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μῶν;

surely not?

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οἰκτίρω (οἰκτιρα- )

pity

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πάθος, τό

experience, suffering

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πανταχοῦ

everywhere

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ῥήτωρ (ῥήτορ- ), ὁ

orator, politician

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χρόνος, ὁ

time

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