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Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 8 For Liparion of Ceos? (search)
Ode 8 For Liparion of Ceos? The text of str. 1 is fragmentary. singing the praises of sheep-sacrificing Pytho, and Nemea and the Isthmus. I will make my boast, laying my hand on the earth— every debt of praise shines in the light of truth—no Greek, boy or man, has won more victories in his age-group. Zeus, whose spear is the thunderbolt, by the banks of the silver-whirling Alpheus may you also fulfill his prayers for great god-given glory, and place on his head a gray-green wreath of Aetolian olive in the famous games of Phrygian Pelops.
Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 9 For Automedes of Phlius Pentathlon at Nemea Date unknown (search)
Ode 9 For Automedes of Phlius Pentathlon at Nemea Date unknown Graces with golden distaffs, give fame, which moves the minds of men; for the divinely inspired prophet of the violet-eyed Muses is ready to sing the praises of Phlius and the flourishing plain of Nemean Zeus, where white-armed Hera r who then sent Adrastus son of Talaus to Thebes to Polyneices The mortal men who crown their golden hair with the triennial garland from those glorious games in Nemea are illustrious; and now a god has given it to the victorious Automedes, for he stood out among the pentathletes as the shining moon in the mid-month night srious mother of unbending passions for mortals hymn even for one who is dead everlasting time, would always declare to later generations your victory at Nemea. A fine deed which attains genuine songs of praise is stored up on high with the gods. With the true remembrance of men, the finest adornment of the [deep-waisted
Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 10 For an Athenian Foot Race at the Isthmus Date unknown (search)
ms and brought glory to broad Athens and fame to the Oeneidae, when, in Poseidon's far-famed games, you displayed to the Greeks the swift surge of your feet. For when he reached the finish-line of the racecourse, breathing out a storm of hot breath, and again moistened the cloaks of the spectators with olive oil, rushing into the close-packed crowd when he rounded the fourth turn of the course, the spokesmen of the wise judges proclaimed him twice an Isthmian victor, and twice in Nemea, beside the sacred altar of Zeus son of Cronus. Glorious Thebes also welcomed him fittingly, and spacious Argos, and Sicyon, and those who dwell in Pellene, and in Euboea rich in grain, and on the holy island Aegina. Each man seeks a different path on which to walk to attain conspicuous glory; and the forms of knowledge among men are countless. Indeed, a man is skillful if he has a share of honor from the Graces and blooms with golden hope, or if he has some knowledge of the propheti
Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 12 For Teisias of Aegina Wrestling at Nemea Date unknown (search)
Ode 12 For Teisias of Aegina Wrestling at Nemea Date unknown Like a skillful helmsman, Clio, mistress of song, guide my thoughts now in a straight course, if you ever did before. For to the prosperous island of Aegina queenly Victory commands me to go, to my hospitable friends, and adorn the god-built city and the strong-limbed wrestling at Nemea lines 9-32 are lost. friend in the competitions of the neighboring people. They were honored witna queenly Victory commands me to go, to my hospitable friends, and adorn the god-built city and the strong-limbed wrestling at Nemea lines 9-32 are lost. friend in the competitions of the neighboring people. They were honored with celebrations for thirty splendid victories, some in [Pytho,] others in the neck of Pelops' holy island, full of pine, others in the precinct of Nemean Zeus, god of brilliant lightning flashes these and at the silver-whirling [Alpheus?]
Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 13 For Pytheas of Aegina Pancratium at Nemea ?483 B. C. (search)
Ode 13 For Pytheas of Aegina Pancratium at Nemea ?483 B. C. Clio Lines 13-43 are lost. “ He shall stop them from arrogant violence, bringing about judgments of law for mortals: look how the descendant of Perseus brings his hand down heavily on the neck of the bloodthirsty lion with every type of skill! For the gleaming, man-subduing bronze refuses to pierce the lion's fearsome body; the sword was bent back. Someday, I prophesy, [in this pictory nurture for men golden, conspicuous fame throughout their lives—for a select few—and when the dark cloud of death covers them, the undying glory of their fine deed is left behind, secure in its destiny. You too have attained this at Nemea, son of Lampon; your hair crowned with garlands of flourishing blossoms, [you walk] the lofty streets of the city [of Aeacus, so that] your ancestral island [teems] with gentle-voiced victory processions, in which mortals delight, revealing you<