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Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 4 For Hieron of Syracuse Chariot Race at Delphi 470 B. C. (search)
Ode 4 For Hieron of Syracuse Chariot Race at Delphi 470 B. C. Golden-haired Apollo still loves the state of Syracuse and honors Hieron, the city's lawful ruler. For his praises are sung as a Pythian victor for a third time beside the navel of the high-ridged land, through the excellence of his swift-footed horses. Ourania's sweet-voiced cockerel, ruler of the lyre but with willing mind showered with hymns. And yet a fourth time we would be honoring the son of Deinomenes if some held the scales of Justice he can be crowned with garlands, as the only man on earth who has accomplished this in the vale of Cirrha by the sea; and he has two Olympian victories to sing of as well. What is better than to be loved by the gods and to be granted a share of every kind of noble deed?
Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 11 For Alexidamus of Metapontion Boys' Wrestling at Delphi Date unknown (search)
ment of excellence for immortals and mortals alike. Be gracious, daughter of Styx with her long hair, the upright judge. For your sake even now Metapontion, the city honored by the gods, is filled with delight and with victory processions of young men with fine limbs. They sing the praises of the Pythian victor, the marvellous son of Phaiscus. The Delos-born son of deep-waisted Leto received him with a propitious eye; and many garlands of flowers fell around Alexidamus on the plain of Cirrha because of his all-conquering powerful wrestling. The sun did not see him, on that particular day, falling to the ground. And I will declare that in the sacred precinct of revered Pelops, beside the beautiful stream of the Alpheus, if someone had not turned aside the straight path of justice, the gray-green olive for which all compete would have crowned his head as he returned to his fatherland, calf-nurturing Italy. [For down to the earth?] he brought the young man, by his crafty wi
Bacchylides, Epinicians (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Ode 14b For Aristoteles of Larisa (search)
Ode 14b For Aristoteles of Larisa Golden-throned Hestia, you who increase the great prosperity of the rich Agathocleadae, seated in the midst of city streets near the fragrant river Peneius in the valleys of sheep-nurturing Thessaly. From there Aristoteles came to flourishing Cirrha, and was twice crowned, for the glory of horse-mastering Larisa The rest of the ode is lost.