Frases de Teócrito

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Teócrito

Fecha de nacimiento: 321
Fecha de muerte: 260 a.C.

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Teócrito fue un poeta griego fundador de la poesía bucólica o pastoril y uno de los más importantes del Helenismo.

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Frases Teócrito

„Reflect, ere you spurn me, that youth at his sides
Wears wings; and once gone, all pursuit he derides.“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 29; lines 27-28; translation by C. S. Calverley, from Theocritus, translated into English Verse.

„The Greeks got into Troy by trying, my pretties; everything's done by trying.“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 15, line 61; translation by A. S. F. Gow, from Theocritus ([1950] 1952) vol. 1, p. 113.

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„Milk the ewe that thou hast, why pursue the thing that shuns thee?“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 11, line 75; translation by Andrew Lang, from Theocritus, Bion and Moschus Rendered into English Prose ([1880] 1901) p. 63.

„The godly seed fares well: the wicked's is accurst.“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 26, line 36; translation by C. S. Calverley, from Theocritus, translated into English Verse.

„While there's life there’s hope, and only the dead have none.“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 4, line 42; translation by A. S. F. Gow, from Theocritus ([1950] 1952) vol. 1, p. 37. Compare Cicero (1st century BC), Epistolarum ad Atticum [Epistle To Atticus], Book IX, 10, 4: Ægroto, dum anima est, spes est [While the sick man has life, there is hope.]

„Faults are beauties, when survey'd by love.“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 6, line 19; translation by Richard Polwhele, from The Idyllia, Epigrams, and Fragments, of Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus, with the Elegies of Tyrtæus (1810) p. 36.

„Men shall look on thee and murmur to each other, "Lo! how small
Was the gift, and yet how precious! Friendship's gifts are priceless all."“

—  Theocritus
Idyll 28; lines 21-22; translation by C. S. Calverley, from Theocritus, translated into English Verse.

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