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Aeschylus admin on 29 Oct 2012 12:03 pm

Niobe (II)

“Death is the only god who doesn’t like gifts:

one gains nothing when sacrificing and pouring libations to him.

He has no altar, nor is he praised in songs.

He is the only divinity from whom Persuasion stands aloof.”

A fragment from Aeschylus’ lost play Niobe

Copyright © 2012 by LAODAMIA PRESS. All Rights Reserved.

Editor: Dr. Erez Natanblut



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