Nemean

Pindar

Pindar, creator; Arnson Svarlien, Diane, 1960-, translator

  1. and dispense the powerful son of the vine in those silver goblets which once Chromius' horses won for him and sent from holy Sicyon together with the duly twined garlands of Leto's son. Father Zeus, I pray that I may celebrate this excellence by the favor of the Graces, and excel many poets in honoring victory with my verses,
  2. throwing my shaft nearest of all to the mark of the Muses.