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Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Sophocles, Ajax 430-431

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Ajax’ name is Aias in Greek.

αἰαῖ· τίς ἄν ποτ’ ὤεθ’ ὧδ’ ἐπώνυμον
τοὐμὸν ξυνοίσειν ὄνομα τοῖς ἐμοῖς κακοῖς;

Aiai! Who would ever have thought that my own name would be in harmony like this with my misfortunes?

Written by aleatorclassicus

November 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM

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