See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

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Stephen Hughes
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See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

Post by Stephen Hughes » March 1st, 2015, 11:06 am

See and read : Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 1
Longus, [i]Daphnis and Chloe[/i], Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 1 wrote:Ἤδη δὲ ἦρος ἀρχομένου καὶ τῆς μὲν χιόνος λυομένης, τῆς δὲ γῆς γυμνουμένης καὶ τῆς πόας ὑπανθούσης οἵ τε ἄλλοι νομεῖς ἦγον τὰς ἀγέλας εἰς νομὴν καὶ πρὸ τῶν ἄλλων Χλόη καὶ Δάφνις, οἷα μείζονι δουλεύοντες ποιμένι.
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ἦρος ἀρχομένου
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τοῦ κρυστάλλου λυομένου
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τοῦ παγωτοῦ λυομένου
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τῆς ... χιόνος λυομένης
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τῆς ... γῆς γυμνουμένης
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πόα
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τῆς πόας ὑπανθούσης
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ἀγέλη
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νομή
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ἄγειν τὰς ἀγέλας εἰς νομὴν
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νομεύς
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πρὸ τῶν ἄλλων
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Χλόη καὶ Δάφνις
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δουλεύοντες (+dat. of person worked for)
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ποιμήν
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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

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Re: See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

Post by Stephen Hughes » March 4th, 2015, 11:18 pm

See and read : Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 2 (first half)
Longus, [i]Daphnis and Chloe[/i], Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 1 wrote:Εὐθὺς οὖν δρόμος ἦν ἐπὶ τὰς Νύμφας καὶ τὸ ἄντρον, ἐντεῦθεν ἐπὶ τὸν Πᾶνα καὶ τὴν πίτυν, εἶτα ἐπὶ τὴν δρῦν, ὑφ̓ ἣν καθίζοντες καὶ τὰς ἀγέλας ἔνεμον καὶ ἀλλήλους κατεφίλουν.
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δρόμος ἐπὶ (+acc. of the place to which the (back and forth) path goes up to)
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τὰς Νύμφας (= a poetic way of referring to a lake or pool)
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τὸ ἄντρον ( a poetic word ≈ σπήλαιον)
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Πάν ( = a poetic way of referring to fields, groves, and wooded glens - perhaps especially surrounding a small lake or pool)
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πίτυς (a poetic word for πεύκη)
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ἡ βάλανος
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βάλανος καὶ δρῦς
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καθίζοντες ὑπὸ τὴν δρῦν
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ἀγέλη
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νέμειν
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φιλεῖν
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ἀλλήλους φιλεῖν
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ἀσπάζεσθαι ἀλλήλους
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καταφιλεῖν
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ἀλλήλους καταφιλεῖν
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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

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Re: See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

Post by Stephen Hughes » March 5th, 2015, 10:52 am

See and read : Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 2 (second half)
Longus, [i]Daphnis and Chloe[/i], Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 2 (second half) wrote:Ἀνεζήτησαν δὲ καὶ ἄνθη στεφανῶσαι θέλοντες τοὺς θεούς: τὰ δὲ ἄρτι ὁ ζέφυρος τρέφων καὶ ὁ ἥλιος θερμαίνων ἐξῆγεν: ὅμως δὲ εὑρέθη καὶ ἴα καὶ νάρκισσος καὶ ἀναγαλλὶς καὶ ὅσα ἦρος πρωτοφορήματα.
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Ἀναζήτησαι ... ἄνθη
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στέφανος
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στεφανῶσαι
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τοὺς θεούς (perhaps Διόνυσον καὶ Ἄδωνιδα - both of whom had festivals celebrated in Spring - or one of the other dieties associated with the flowers that follow)
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ζέφυρος
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τρέφειν (poetically of bring rain)
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ἥλιος
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θερμαίνων
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ἴα
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νάρκισσος
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ἀναγαλλὶς
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ἦρος πρωτοφορήματα
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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

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Re: See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

Post by Stephen Hughes » March 5th, 2015, 7:15 pm

See and read : Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 3
Longus, [i]Daphnis and Chloe[/i], Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 3 wrote: Ἡ μὲν οὖν Χλόη καὶ ὁ Δάφνις ἀπὸ αἰγῶν καὶ ἀπὸ οἰῶν τινων γάλα νέον καὶ τοῦτο στεφανοῦντες τὰ ἀγάλματα κατέσπεισαν.
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αἴξ
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ὄις
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γάλα νέον
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κατασπένδειν
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ἄγαλμα (Ποσειδῶνος)
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τοῦτο στεφανοῦντες ( τοῦτο = στεφάνοις ἐκ ἰῶν καὶ ναρκίσσων καὶ ἀναγαλλίδων καὶ τῶν άλλων ἦρος πρωτοφορημάτατων πεπλεγμένοις)
Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

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Re: See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

Post by Stephen Hughes » March 7th, 2015, 10:35 am

See and read : Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 4 (first part)
Longus, [i]Daphnis and Chloe[/i], Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 4 (first part) wrote:Ἀπήρξαντο καὶ σύριγγος, καθάπερ τὰς ἀηδόνας ἐς τὴν μουσικὴν ἐρεθίζοντες:
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Ἀπήρξαντο (ἀπάρχοσθαι) (cf. ἀπαρχή)
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σύριγγος (ἡ σῦριγξ)
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τὰς ἀηδόνας (ἡ ἀηδών)
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ἡ μουσική
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ἐρεθίζοντες:
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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

Stephen Hughes
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Re: See & read: Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, Bk3, Ch 12

Post by Stephen Hughes » March 9th, 2015, 10:51 am

See and read : Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 4 (second part)
Longus, [i]Daphnis and Chloe[/i], Book 3, Chapter 12, Section 4 (second part) wrote:αἱ δ̓ ὑπεφθέγγοντο ἐν ταῖς λόχμαις καὶ τὸν Ἴτυν κατ̓ ὀλίγον ἠκρίβουν, ὥσπερ ἀναμιμνησκόμεναι τῆς ᾠδῆς ἐκ μακρᾶς σιωπῆς.
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ὑπεφθέγγοντο
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ἐν ταῖς λόχμαις
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ἡ βεβιασμένη καὶ ἐσπαραγμένη (γλωσσότμητος) Φιλομήλη -> ἡ ἀηδών
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τὸν Ἴτυν (Τηρεύς ἔφαγε τὸν υἵον αὐτοῦ Ἴτυν)
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ἀναμιμνησκόμεναι τῆς ᾠδῆς (ὀλοφύρεσθαι)
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ἐκ μακρᾶς σιωπῆς
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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ
(Menander, Γνῶμαι μονόστιχοι 108)

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