Meet the family (8)

Hoplite design inside a wine cup

Hoplite design inside a wine cup

Meet the family (8)

‛ο Φιλιππος εφαινε τον οικον τω˛ Λεοντι. ‛η δε Ξενια εφερε οινον και κυλιχνην. ‛ο Λεων επινε τον οινον και ελεγε περι της μαχης της επι τους Περσας. ‛ο Φιλιππος ην ολβιος οτι ‛ο πατηρ Πλαταιασι εσωζε Λακεδαιμονιον. αυριον εν τη˛ αγορα˛ ζητησουσι τους φιλους.

‛ο οικος – home

‛ο οινος – wine

‛η κυλιχνη – little cup

επινε – was drinking, drank

‛η μαχη – battle

επι τους Περσας – against the Persians

ολβιος – happy, blessed

Πλαταιασι – at Plataea (where in 479 BCE the decisive battle against the Persians was fought)

εσωζε – saved

αυριον – tomorrow 

 

 

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