#Antipater famous list of Nine #Greek #Women #Poets
NINE MUSES NINE POETS
I had to transliterate the greek due to STILL grrr being laptop "FREE"
tasde theogloossous helikoon ethrepse gunaikas
these refers to women see end of line divene tongues having Helikoon nutured
note the euphony !
humnais kai makedoon Pierias skopelos
by song and Macedon (from Pieria's crag)
a reference to the belief the Muses visited Helikoon Parnassus and Pieria and other mountains
praeeksillan moiroo anutees stoma theelun homeeron
Praxilla Moiro Anyte's mouth a feamel Homer
Lesbiadoon Sapphoo kosmon euplokamoon
Lesbian Sappho od the lovely / ornate braids
Eerinna Telesillan agaklea kai se Korinna
Erinna Telesilla renowned and you Korinna
thourin Atheenaiees aspida melpsamenav
for ? Athens a impetous shield singing
Nossida theelugloosson ide glukuakhea Murtin
Nossis women tongued know sweet sounding Myrtis
pasas aenaoon ergatidas selidoon
all eternal workers of pages
ennea men mousas megas ouranos ennea d' autas
nine muses great heaven and nine women
gaia teken thnatois aphthiton euphrosunan.
Gaia bore for mortals imperishable cheer / delight .
It does sound better in Greek !!!
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