Epigram 9.526

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Κλεῖε, θεός, μεγάλοιο πύλας ἀκμῆτας Ὀλύμπου:
φρούρει, Ζεῦ, ζαθέαν αἰθέρος ἀκρόπολιν.
ἤδη γὰρ καὶ πόντος ὑπέζευκται δορὶ Ῥώμης,
καὶ χθών: οὐρανίη δ᾽ οἶμος ἔτ᾽ ἔστ᾽ ἄβατος.

— Paton edition

Shut, Ο god, the tireless gates of great Olympus ;
keep, Ο Zeus, the holy castle of heaven. Already
sea and earth are subdued by the Roman arms, but
the path to heaven is still untrodden.¹

— Paton edition

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Paton Edition: 1 Imitated from No. 518, which cp.

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