Epigram 9.521

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The Muses to Sappho

Codex Palatinus 23, p.445

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οὐκ ἄρα σοί γε ὄλιζον ἐπὶ κλέος ὤπασε Μοῖρα
ἤματι, τῷ πρώτῳ φῶς ἴδες ἀελίου,
Σαπφοῖ: σοὶ γὰρ ῥῆσιν ἐνεύσαμεν ἄφθιτον εἶμεν,
σὺν δὲ πατὴρ πάντων νεῦσεν ἐρισφάραγος:

μέλψῃ δ᾽ ἐν πάντεσσιν ἀοίδιμος ἁμερίοισιν,
οὐδὲ κλυτᾶς φάμας ἔσσεαι ἠπεδανά.

— Paton edition

No little fame, Sappho, did Fate grant thee on the
day thou didst first see the sun. For we consented
that thy utterances should be immortal, and the
Father of all, the Thunderer, approved. All men
shall sing thee, and thou shalt not lack glorious
report.

— Paton edition

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