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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 10 10 Browse Search
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Pindar, Olympian (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Olympian 14 For Asopichus of Orchomenus Boys' Foot Race ?488 B. C. (search)
Olympian 14 For Asopichus of Orchomenus Boys' Foot Race ?488 B. C. You who have your home by the waters of Cephisus, who dwell in the town of beautiful horses: songful queens, Graces of splendid Orchomenus, guardians of the ancient race of Minyans,hear me; I am praying. For with your help all delightful and sweet things are accomplished for mortals, if any man is skillful, or beautiful, or splendid. Not even the gods arrange dances or feasts without the holy Graces, who oversee everythingthat is done in heaven; with their thrones set beside Pythian Apollo of the golden bow, they worship the everlasting honor of the Olympian father. Lady Aglaia, and Euphrosyne, lover of dance and song, daughters of the strongest god,listen now; and you, Thalia, passionate for dance and song, having looked with favor on this victory procession, stepping lightly in honor of gracious fortune. For I have come to sing of Asopichus in Lydian melodies and chosen phrases, because the Minyan land is victoriou