Literary Record Details

Author: HOMERUS Epic.

Opus: Odyssea
Reference: Hom.Od.11.490

Period: Archaic

Genre: poetry
Subgenre: epic
Gender: m
Context: - Not Specified -

Greek Text: βουλοίμην κ᾽ ἐπάρουρος ἐὼν θητευέμεν ἄλλῳ, ἀνδρὶ παρ᾽ ἀκλήρῳ, ᾧ μὴ βίοτος πολὺς εἴη,

English Text: I should choose to serve as the hireling of another, of some portionless man whose livelihood was but small

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Kleros 498, Hom.Od.11.490