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Της δικαιοσύνης ήλιε νοητέ (Tis dikeosinis ilie noite) (English translation)

  • Artist: Grigoris Bithikotsis (Γρηγόρης Μπιθικώτσης)
  • Song: Της δικαιοσύνης ήλιε νοητέ (Tis dikeosinis ilie noite) Album: [1] Το Άξιον Εστί 1964 [1] Η Ελλάδα του Μίκη 1995 [1] Έπος 2003 [2] Το Άξιον Εστί 1988 [2] Ρωμιοσύνη-Άξιον Εστί 2006 [3] Μίκης Θεοδωράκης - 7... 2000 [4] Άξιον Εστί - Πνευματ... 2002 [4] Γιάννης Κότσιρας Liv... 2002 [5] Η Μαρία Φαραντούρη τ... 2004
  • Translations: English, French
English translationEnglish

Notional sun of justice

Notional sun of justice that shines through
and you aggrandising myrtle too
please oh please I’m begging you   x3
please pay heed, to my land anew!
It has eagle-shaped mountains reaching high
on volcanoes terraced vineyards lie
and the whitest houses by      x3
a blue sea that meets the blue sky!
Holding thunder into my embittered hands
I return them way back in time’s sands
I’m calling my old good friends    x3
with cruel threats and bloodline commands
thanked 14 times

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Submitted by evfokasevfokas on Thu, 09/08/2012 - 11:25
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This is a rhymed translation you can sing along. Chords
A literal translation of the full poem by Odysseas Elytis

Της δικαιοσύνης ήλιε νοητέ (Tis dikeosinis ilie noite)

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