Literary Record Details

Author: THEOGNIS Eleg.

Opus: Elegiae
Reference: Theogn.1.729
Period: Archaic

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

Greek Text: φροντίδες ἀνθρώπων ἔλαχον πτέρα ποικίλ᾽ ἔχουσαι, μυρόμεναι ψυχῆς εἵνεκα καὶ βιότου.

English Text: Cares of motley plumage have their portion in mankind

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Kleros 870, Theogn.1.729