Monday, September 25, 2006

Korinna of Tanagra 6th C BCE

I Korinna am here to sing the courage
of heroes and heroines in old myths.
to Tanagra's daughters in their white robes
I sing. And all the city is delighted
with the clean water of my plaintive voice.

-translation by Willis Barnstone

Information on Korinna.

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At 1:35 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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