previous


Xerxes
Cry aloud now in response to me.

Chorus
Alas, alas!

Xerxes
With sounds of wailing go to your homes.

Chorus
[1070] Alas, alas!

Xerxes
Alas! through the city.

Chorus
Alas, indeed!

Xerxes
Pour forth your wails as you move along with soft steps.

Chorus
Alas, alas, O Persian land, grievous now to walk upon!

Xerxes
Ah me! [1075] Those that perished in three-tiered galleys, ah me!

Chorus
I will escort you with dismal sounds of woe.Exeunt omnes

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Greek (Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph.D., 1926)
hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: