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Title: ἐχθρὸν ὧδ' αἰδῇ νέκυν → why do you so respect an enemy's corpse
Post by: spiros on 15 Jan, 2022, 15:40:24
Τί ποτε ποήσεις; ἐχθρὸν ὧδ᾽ αἰδῇ νέκυν; → Why do you do this? Why do you so respect an enemy's corpse?
Sophocles,  Ajax, line 1346 (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:abo:tlg,0011,003:1356&lang=original)

Τί πας να κάνεις τώρα; θα σεβαστείς νεκρό έναν εχθρό;
ΣΟΦΟΚΛΗΣ: Αἴας (https://www.greek-language.gr/digitalResources/ancient_greek/library/browse.html?text_id=150&page=34)