Sophocles - Paean to Sleep (from "Philoctetes") (German translation)

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Paean to Sleep (from "Philoctetes")

Ὕπν' ὀδύνας ἀδαής, Ὕπνε δ' ἀλγέων
εὐαὴς ἡμῖν ἔλθοις, εὐαίων,
εὐαίων, ὦναξ· ὄμμασι δ' ἀντίσχοις
τάνδ' αἴγλαν, ἃ τέταται τανῦν.
ἴθι ἴθι μοι, Παιών.
 
Submitted by Sciera on Thu, 24/11/2016 - 20:50
Last edited by Sciera on Tue, 20/06/2017 - 18:41
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German translation

Paian an den Schlaf (aus "Philoktetes")

Schlaf, des Kummers unkundig, Schlaf, und der Schmerzen
Wie frischer Wind mögest du zu uns kommen, lebensfroh,
lebensfroh, Herr: Und du mögest an die Augen
jenes Leuchten halten, das sich jetzt ausgebreitet hat.
Komm, komm zu mir, Heiler.
 
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Submitted by Sciera on Thu, 24/11/2016 - 21:34
Last edited by Sciera on Thu, 08/12/2016 - 15:06
Author's comments:

Based partly on the English translation by Calvert Watkins in "How to Kill a Dragon" (1995)

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