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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 16 16 Browse Search
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Pindar, Isthmean (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Isthmian 5 For Phylacidas of Aegina Pancratium ?478 B. C. (search)
Isthmian 5 For Phylacidas of Aegina Pancratium ?478 B. C. Mother of the Sun, Theia of many names, for your sake men honor gold as more powerful than anything else;and through the value you bestow on them, o queen, ships contending on the sea and yoked teams of horses in swift-whirling contests become marvels. And in athletic contests, someone who has wreathed his hair with many garlands has achieved longed-for fame, when he has been victorious with his handsor with the swiftness of his feet. But the valor of men is judged by gods, and there are only two things that cultivate the sweetest flower of life in blossoming prosperity: to have good fortune and a noble reputation. Do not seek to become Zeus; you have everything,if a share of these fine things comes to you. Mortal aims befit mortal men. But for you, Phylacidas, flourishing twofold excellence is recorded at the Isthmus, and at Nemea for both you and Pytheas in the pancratium. But my heartcannot taste songs without telling of t
Pindar, Isthmean (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Isthmian 8 For Cleandros of Aegina Pancratium ?478 B. C. (search)
Isthmian 8 For Cleandros of Aegina Pancratium ?478 B. C. Young men! One of you go, in honor of Cleandros and his youth, to the splendid doorway of his father Telesarchus, and awake the victory-song, glorious recompense for his troubles, as a reward for his victory at the Isthmus, andbecause he found strength in the Nemean games. Therefore I too, though grieving in my heart, am asked to invoke the golden Muse. Released from great sorrows, let us not fall into bereavement of garlands; do not nurse your pain. Having ceased from insurmountable troubles, we will sing something sweet for the people, even after toil. Sinceone of the gods has turned aside for us the stone of Tantalus above our heads, an unbearable hardship for Greece. But as for me, the passing away of terror has stopped my mighty worry. It is always better to look at what lies before one's foot, in every case. For a treacherous lifetime hangs over men's heads,twisting around the path of life. Yet even this may be healed f