Monthly Archives: December 2013

Oedipus at Colonus Chorus–line 841 ff “Battle Hymn of the Republic”

Κρέων σοὶ δ’ ἔγωγ’ ὁδοιπορεῖν.  [840]                                           ὁδοιπορεῖν:  note pun with Οἰδίπους                 And I–to you, TAKE A HIKE!                       ὁδοιπορεῖν:  pres inf act > ὁδοιπορέω Χορός[1] πρόβαθ’ ὦδε, βᾶτε βᾶτ’, ἔντοποι·                            πρόβαθ’:  2 prs pl aor imperat > προβαίνω Step forward, forward, one and … Continue reading

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