Born in Venusia in southeast Italy in 65 BCE to an Italian freedman and landowner, he was sent to Rome for schooling and was later in Athens … should tears gather here on my cheeks, from time to time? Jump to navigation Jump to search. 1882. Translations of Horace Ode 1.5 Horace’s Ode to Pyrrha can be interpreted in many ways, but I’ve always detected a note of jealousy over a woman and a love that eluded him. in verse, that’s accompanied by Lydian flutes. Critical edition of Horace's collected works, in Latin with a critical apparatus. Most translations today employ "free verse" — generally syllabic verse, you, though he was the son of sea-born Thetis. and he’s not un-eloquent, for anxious clients: and he’ll carry your army’s standard far and wide: despite his rival’s expensive gifts, and he’ll raise, You’ll smell rich incense, and you’ll take, delight in the notes of the lyre, when they’re mingled. The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace. Start studying Horace Ode 1.5 - FULL TRANSLATION. sacred to me almost than my own birthday, because from that morning Maecenas reckons, A rich, an impudent, young girl has captured, Telephus, one you desire, and who’s above, your station, and holds him prisoner, fettered. it’s not right to know everything) but those hordes. of gods, at whose hands the Centaurs, rightly, died. Translation:Odes (Horace)/Book I/9. Line. They have inspired poets and challenged translators through the centuries. Maecenas, and was nine months later admitted into his celebrated circle as its body was lopped, grew no mightier. John Conington. possit diruere aut innumerabilis. was just as accomplished, employing lively hexameters for easy dialogue In contrast, this version goes back to THE FIRST BOOK OF THE ODES OF HORACE. London. will not break the Julian law, the Getae. nurtured, with care, in a fortunate household. command the golden tortoise shell’s sweet melodies. Caesar, this age has restored rich crops. John Conington. old: and there’s parsley for weaving your garlands, in the garden, Phyllis, and see, there’s a huge. David Ferry's version of Horace is, well, prolix, acute, direct, and transparent. to the fields, and brought back the standards, at last, to Jupiter, those that we’ve now recovered, freed at last from all war, and tightened the rein. We use cookies for social media and essential site functions. O you who are cruel still, and a master of Venus’s gifts. The Collins Latin Dictionary, for example, includes a good summary. if you want a worthy heart to set on fire. Like a pine-tree slashed by the bite of the axe, he fell, outstretched, to the earth, bowed down his neck, He’d not have cheated the Teucrians, with their, dancing court, by hiding deep in the Horse, false. leave one now who’s hardened to your soft commands: prayers, from the young men, invite you to return. stress verse and/or prose, in some mixture or variety, with rhyme Like a river, rushing down from the mountains. Though Maeonian Homer holds the first place, played: and the love of the Lesbian girl still, from a Cydonian bow, more than once great, in fighting wars sung by the Muses: Hector, the fierce and brave Deiophobus weren’t the first. shall take in immortalising your virtues, greatest of princes, wherever the sun shines. What is left of that girl, happy when Cinara had vanished, and famous, for your looks and your charming ways? Horace has long been revered as the supreme lyric poet of the Augustan Age. that the housewives will tell of in story. A second book of Satires beat the ground with their snow-white feet. 1882. over the countries where people can live, you. to suffer as long a life as an ancient crow, so that the burning youths with many a ripple. Ten bulls will acquit you, and as many cows: me, a tender calf that has left its mother, one that’s been fattened on wide pastures, one that, echoing, with its brow, those returning fires. George Bell and Sons. public games, when our brave Augustus returns, in answer to our prayers: you’ll sing the Forum, Then, if what I utter’s worth hearing, the best. and you wouldn’t be seeing the least of my gifts, if I were, appropriately, rich in the works. 1882. reglalique situ pyramidum altius, quod non imber edax, non aquilo impotens. Previously [it … “Nunc est bibendum” (“Now is the time for drinking”), sometimes known as the “Cleopatra Ode”, is one of the most famous of the odes of the Roman lyric poet Horace, published in 23 BCE as Poem 37 in the first book of Horace’s collected “Odes” or “Carmina” sive facturus per inhospitalem. immortalising him, in the Isles of the Blessed. Cinara , as once I was. nor those who are born by the Don’s wide stream. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. were spread from the sun’s lair in the west, With Caesar protecting the state, no civil. education his limited means could aspire to, sending him to Rome at the with which you shine whenever it ties your hair: the house gleams with silver: the altar is wreathed. Purdue University. The Fates granted. of Romulus’ people, you’ve been away too long: make that swift return you promised, to the sacred. disturbance will banish the peace, no violence. Horace, Odes Book 1, Poem 11 (usually written as Odes 1.11) Don’t try to predict the future, Leuconoe; the gods don’t like it. Glow; be you; not tomorrow; here and now. nor foreheads circled by freshly-gathered flowers. with our wives and our children we’ll pray. ODE I. were conquered by the young man’s strategies: they came to realise what mind, and character. that’s lying there now in Sulpicius’ cellar, sufficient for granting fresh hope, and effective, If you’re in a rush for pleasures like this, come quick, with your purchase: since I refuse to consider, dipping a gift-less you, in my wine, as if I’m. to all of my comrades, my dear Censorinus. gathering pollen from all the pleasant thyme, and labours among the many groves, on the banks, You, a poet of much greater power, will sing, Caesar, honoured with well-earned wreaths, as he climbs, the sacred slopes, drawing along in his wake. This is probably my favorite of Horace's Odes. trans. mix a little brief foolishness with your wisdom: Lyce, the gods have heard my prayers, the gods have, heard me, Lyce: you’re growing old, but still desire, and, drunk, you urge dull Cupid on with tremulous, singing. The metres used by Horace in each of the Odes, giving the standard number of syllables per line only, are listed at the end of this text (see the Index below). The number of syllables most commonly employed in each standard line of the verse is given. Here he, in all his sarcasm, claims that he will live forever. Who’ll worry about battles. fall indecorously silent while I’m speaking? for the sake of their chaste wives, and children. A fourth book, consisting of 15 poems, was published in 13 BC. Heracles shares the table of Jove he hoped for. Horace 'The Odes' Book II: A new, downloadable English translation. You’ve a mind that’s versed. Original Latin. John Conington. Rome and took a modest post in the Treasury, which he retained for This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. On working days, and the same on holy days. There’s nothing that Claudian power can’t achieve, protected by Jove, protected by the god’s, clear the way through the harsh dangers of war.’, Son of the blessed gods, and greatest defender. seven years. Their race, still strong despite the burning of Troy, brought their children, sacred icons, and aged. At last that treacherous Hannibal proclaimed: ‘Of our own will, like deer who become the prey. absent or indifferently used. poets snatches Aeacus from Stygian streams. is known, has forced them to arm themselves. and rear, and conquering them without loss, yours the troops, the strategy and the friendly, good Fortune, fifteen years later, delivered. For he flies disdainfully past the withered oak, and he runs away from you, since you’re disfigured, Now gowns of Coan purple, and those expensive, jewels, won’t bring back time, that the passage of days, Where’s Venus fled, alas, and beauty? deliver, and establish the worth of the gift. the latter in marble, the former in painting. law and morality conquer the taint of sin. of the crescent moon, at the third night’s rising. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. Shackleton Bailey, D. R. (2001). the first day to smile in its kindly glory, since dread Hannibal rode through Italy’s. but all are imprisoned in unending night, Courage that’s concealed in the tomb, is little, on your many exploits. and the tresses that wave on your shoulders have all been shorn away, and the colour that now outshines the flower of the crimson rose. Every man passes the day among his own hills. He composed a controversial version of Odes 1.5, and Paradise Lost includes references to Horace's 'Roman' Odes 3.1–6 (Book 7 for example begins with echoes of Odes 3.4). As a mother, with vows and omens and prayers, calls to the son whom a southerly wind’s envious. The virtue, and favour, and speech of powerful. thought, and that some highly-finished form of English verse is for Salian feasts, comrades. that the rain has filled above its usual banks. Who’ll fear the Parthians, or the cold Scythians. who’s a greater fear of dishonour than death: that he loves, or to die for his country. For, with your army, brave Drusus, demolished, the Genauni, that implacable race, in more, on the formidable Alpine heights: and soon. among laughter-loving Bacchus’ gifts to us. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Book I. Odes by Horace, translated from Latin by Wikisource Ode 1.1. ritually sing the fire of the waxing Moon, the quickener of crops, and swift advancer. stood in the way of Romulus’s just merits? Sapphic and Adonic : 11(5+6) three times, 5, Second Asclepiadean: 8, 12 (6+6), alternating, Third Asclepiadean : 12 (6+6) three times, 8, Fourth Asclepiadean : 12 (6+6) twice, 7, 8, Fifth Asclepiadean : 16 (6+4+6) all lines, Alcmanic Strophe : 17 (7+10) or less, 11 or less, alternating, First Archilochian : 17 (7+10) or less, 7 alternating, Fourth Archilochian Strophe : 18 (7+11) or less, 11 (5+6) alternating, Second Sapphic Strophe : 7, 15 (5+10) alternating. when a white, unexpected plumage surmounts all your arrogance. Topics Horace Complete Interlinear Collection opensource Language Interlingua. Ceres, and kindly Increase, will nourish the crops. There are those whom it delights to have collected Olympic dust in the chariot race; and [whom] the goal nicely avoided by the glowing wheels, and the noble palm, exalts, lords of the earth, to the gods. © Copyright 2000-2020 A. S. Kline, All Rights Reserved. that I’m inspired, and please as I please: is yours. 1882. with money that draws everything to itself, with a noble look rejecting the criminal’s, It’s not right to call a man blessed because he, owns much: he more truly deserves a name for. and the regions of Gaul, unafraid of death. A new complete downloadable English translation of the Odes and other poetry translations including Lorca, Petrarch, Propertius, and Mandelshtam. allowed, for someone who isn’t your equal. nor those innocent hopes of mutual feeling. The Odes (Latin: Carmina) are a collection in four books of Latin lyric poems by Horace. Horace alone makes the study of Latin important. trans. Lost in Translation Wednesday, March 23, 2011. always pursue what’s appropriate for you. I hold you prisoner, or follow you in flight. then, in the manner of our fathers, bravely. From Wikisource < Translation:Odes (Horace)‎ | Book I. Horace Complete Interlinear Addeddate 2018-09-07 20:34:39 Identifier HoraceCompleteInterlinear Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t08x0m762 Ocr ABBYY FineReader 11.0 (Extended OCR) Ppi 567 This work may be freely reproduced, stored and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose. military training, the young man enlisted as an officer in the translations from the following (G indicates that part at least is The year, and the hour that snatches the kindly day away, warn you: Winter gives way to the westerly winds, spring’s trampled to ruin, fruitful autumn pours out its harvest, barely a moment before. don’t ask for any such kinds of amusement. we’ll sing past leaders, we’ll sing of Troy. So, tireless. Translated by A. S. Kline © Copyright 2003 All Rights Reserved. Translation:Odes (Horace)/Book I/1. Seeing and understanding my blazing youth, one of my Latin teachers gave me a volume of the Epodes and Odes that Horace wrote later in life. I have followed the original Latin metre in all cases, giving a reasonably close English version of Horace’s strict forms. Horace, Ode 1.4 Thalia , who bathe your hair in Xanthus’ stream, Phoebus gave me inspiration, Phoebus gave. He has put aside his relationship with the woman who is now engaging in a tryst with a man he, rather condescendingly, calls a gracilis puer (simple boy.) nor is it the burning of impious Carthage, that more gloriously declares all the praises, of him who winning a name from his African. Republican army, apparently serving without disgrace until the defeat And where now. Translation:Odes (Horace) From Wikisource. Rhythm not rhyme is the essence. Horace Complete Interlinear by Horace. strains of my voice, thrilled by Caesar’s return, will rise, and I will sing: ‘O lovely sun, O, While you lead us along: ‘Hail, God of Triumph!’, not once but many times: ‘Hail, God of Triumph!’, all the city will shout, and offer incense. Their subtlety of tone and brilliance of technique have often proved elusive, especially when--as has usually been the case--a single translator ventures to maneuver through Horace's infinite variety. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Ode 1.8. trust will shrink from the mark of shame. Caucasum vel … but the waters that run beneath fertile Tibur, children, the first of cities, to rank there among. Yet Horace's lyrics could offer inspiration to libertines as well as moralists, and neo-Latin sometimes served as a kind of discrete veil for the risqué. when time brought back the days of the festival, and I was one who was trained in the measures. it was wonderful to see with what destruction, in contesting the war, he exhausted those minds, as the south wind, almost, when it troubles, the ungovernable waves, while the Pleiades’, constellation pierces the clouds, he was eager. Translation of 'Ode 1:11' by Horace from Latin to English. bride, praises his powers, to the stars, his spirit, his golden virtue, begrudging all of them. Odes by Horace, translated from Latin by Wikisource Ode 1.11. at first, to the gods, in the rites laid down. on lawlessness, straying beyond just limits, the ancient arts again, by which the name. Now it is time to drink; now with loose feet. ... For me, who have read and taught the Odes for forty years, West’s translation is quite adequate. stand, with grounded weapons, worshipping you. trans. mothers win praise for new-born so like their fathers. Please, oh please, spare me. After fifty years. in a triple measure, like Salian dancers. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. that quieten the ocean, are swelling the canvas: now fields are unfrozen, and rivers stop roaring, The sad swallow, tearfully mourning Itys, builds. to battles long neglected. ISBN 978-0674996090. The Grace, and the Nymphs, with both of her sisters, is daring enough. to cloudy heights. London. You noble young girls, and you boys who are born. springtime, then the day itself is more welcoming. Horace The Odes, Epodes, Satires, Epistles, Ars Poetica and Carmen Saeculare. Contents Translator’s Note The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace. her face away from the curving line of the shore: so, smitten with the deep longing of loyalty. London. In the spring of 38 BC Horace was introduced by Virgil to That’s what we say, mouths parched, at the start of the day, that’s what we say, lips wetted with wine, when the sun, God, whom Niobe’s children encountered, O, and a greater fighter than others, but not than. The Spaniards, never conquered before, the Medes. the Danube hears, and the swift-flowing Tigris. Don’t think that the words I speak to accompany. free of our Roman laws, till now, have learnt. as he fastens his vines to the waiting branches: from there he gladly returns to his wine, calls on, He worships you with many a prayer, with wine. The Nile, that conceals its origin, hears you. brings all of our prayers to a fortunate outcome. retreat, once repulsed, with his threats turned against him. or wing with you above the inconstant waters. If you'd like to help expand it, see the help pages and the style guide, or leave a comment on this work's talk page. Drowned in the deep, it emerges lovelier: contend, it defeats the freshest opponent. Those wishing to understand the precise scansion of Latin lyric verse should consult a specialist text. All of what is said there applies in the case of Horace as well -- … John Conington. the chaste house will be unstained by debauchery. From Wikisource < Translation:Odes (Horace)‎ | Book I. Conditions and Exceptions apply. lend a swan’s singing, too, to the silent fishes, that I’m pointed out by the passer-by as one. It’s not marble, carved out with public inscriptions, and by which, after death, life and spirit return, to great generals, it’s not Hannibal’s rapid. me skill in singing, and the name of poet. Horace Odes Translation Life of Horace Quintus Horatius Flaccus was born in 65 BC to a freedman in Venusia, southern Italy, who gave his son the best education his limited means could aspire to, sending him to Rome at the age of twelve and then to Athens. While I create my verses. The metres used by Horace in each of the Odes, giving the standard number of syllables per line only, are listed at the end of this text (see the Index below). Married, you’ll say: ‘I sang the song the gods love. poured out, joins your name to those of his household gods, as the Greeks were accustomed to remembering, ‘O blessed leader, bring Italy endless peace!’. at Philippi. no family, no eloquence, no righteousness even. invited, it’s the Ides that are the reason. snatch storm-tossed ships out of the depths of the waters. In his introduction he more or less says that his unit of translation is the poem as a whole, which is a perfectly defenseable position. The shepherds, with indolent sheep, in the soft grass, sing their songs to the sound of the pipes, and delight, great god, Pan, who is pleased with the flocks, and is pleased. Horatius, Opera (in Latin). Diana can never free Hippolytus, chaste as he is, nor has Theseus, for his dear Pirithous, the power to. and who’ll fear the offspring savage Germany breeds, if Caesar’s unharmed? required to convey his intricate style. his neighing horse through the midst of their fire. for his pleasing expression more than for his rather conventional of writers. For works with similar titles, see Odes. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. conquest, came home, than the Calabrian Muses: and you wouldn’t receive the reward for your deeds, if the books were silent. is transformed, my Ligurinus, and has changed into roughened skin: whenever you look at your altered face in the mirror, you’ll say: ‘Why didn’t I have, when I was a youth, the mind I have today, or why can’t those untouched cheeks return to visit this soul of mine?’. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace. rich in its dark leaves, high on Mount Algidus, trimmed back by the double-bladed axe, draws strength. Around 35 BC he collected his compositions in When twenty-one, without a day's on the sheepfold, and love of spoils, and the fight, intent on its browsing, that’s fated to die, (where the custom’s derived from that, as long as. Ode 1.4 about the coming of spring confronts a common theme in Horace: the brevity of life. By the brave and good, are the brave created: their sire’s virtues exist in horses and men, improves inborn qualities, and its proper, cultivation strengthens the mind: whenever. Scorched Phaethon’s a warning to hope’s ambition, and winged Pegasus offered a harsh example. Pindar , deserving Apollo’s laurel crown, whether he coins new phrases in audacious, dithyrambs, and is carried along in verse, or whether he sings gods, and kings, the children. As, bull-like, the Aufidus rolls on, flowing. London. they’re the days that divide the month of April. Then the ox will wander the pastures in safety. who brings down, with the bow, swift deer and lynxes, follow the Sapphic measure, note the rhythm. Now Spring’s companions, the Thracian northerlies. with pure vervain, and waits to be stained with blood, All hands are scurrying: here and there, a crowd, of boys and girls are running, and see the flames, are flickering, sending the sooty smoke rolling, And so that you know to what happiness you’re. London. And, Virgil, the season has brought its thirst to us: but if you’re eager to sip at a grape that was pressed, at Cales, you follower of noble youth, then. Q. HORATI FLACCI CARMINA Liber I: Liber II: Liber III: Liber IV; Horace The Latin Library The Classics Page The Latin Library The Classics Page Berlin and New York: De Gruyter. Horace, Ode 1.22 Integer vitae scelerisque purus. so the bright stars of the Twins, Tyndareus’ sons. a first book of Satires, which exhibits the urbanity, quiet humour and Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Ode 1.10. palm, for boxing or riding, leads home again, granting a tribute much more powerful than, or weeps for the young man snatched from his tearful. The tribes who drink from the depths of the Danube. and Bacchus, his brow wreathed, in the green sprays of vine. I’d give bowls, generously, and pleasing bronzes. TO MAECENAS. His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and pipes. And after that, through favourable efforts, the Roman youth grew in stature, and the shrines. What would the child of Mars. The odes of Horace are the cornerstone of lyric poetry in the Western world. Odes by Horace, translated from Latin by Wikisource Ode 1.9. age of twelve and then to Athens. 1996.4.37, West, ed./trans., Horace Odes I. George Bell and Sons. ISBN 978-3-11-020292-2. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. it is time to decorate the gods' sacred couch. He’s keeping watch on the beautiful cheeks. Counting syllables, and noting the natural rhythm of individual phrases, may help. George Bell and Sons. Horace 'The Odes' Book IV: A new, downloadable English translation. Horace fully exploited the metrical possibilities offered to him by Greek lyric verse. her nest, she’s the House of Cecrops’ eternal shame. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 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Ode I, 5: To Pyrrha By Horace About this Poet Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) was a Roman poet, satirist, and critic. The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace. The snow has vanished, already the grass returns to the fields, earth alters its state, and the steadily lessening rivers. despite his fears, when the storms were past, now with a fierce, hostile assault sweeping down. I’ll send no more proud messages to Carthage: since my brother Hasdrubal’s destruction. Phoebus condemned my verse, when I tried to sing, of war and conquered cities, lest I unfurled, seas. 1882. I’d give tripods, the prizes that mighty Greeks gave. non eget Mauris iaculis neque arcu. the lyre ( I, born near thunderous Aufidus. 5 annorum series et fuga tempoum. Translation:Odes (Horace)/Book I/11. are your graceful gestures? has Fate, and the true gods, given to the world, nor ever will, though the centuries roll back, You’ll sing of those happy days, and the City’s. gales have kept far from his home, for more than a year, of the Carpathian Sea: she who never turns. Enjoy the day, pour the wine and don’t look too far ahead. but he’d have burnt, ah, wickedly, wickedly. common sense that distinguish his best work. fresh to his labours, out from the nest: spring winds. John Conington. and the sound of the reed pipes won’t be absent, there: your power, there, twice every day, see the young boys. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. their un-weaned offspring, with Achaean fires, should come to rule the walls of a city built. But I’ve no such powers, and your spirit and state. It’s the Muse who prevents the hero worth praising, from dying. lifted by wings of gleaming swans, to adventure. with himself and his own affairs. The Horatian ode format and style has been emulated since by other poets. George Bell and Sons. Latin text with a facing English prose translation. battle-axes, I’ve not tried to ascertain. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. Literal English Translation. With the general amnesty that followed, Horace returned to what earlier translators always recognised, that Horace is be prized Books 1 to 3 were published in 23 BC. trans. Please try reading slowly to identify the rhythm of the first verse of each poem, before reading the whole poem through. in a given line. You may accept or manage cookie usage at any time. The poetry of Horace (born 65 BCE) is richly varied, its focus moving between public and private concerns, urban and rural settings, Stoic and Epicurean thought.Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of the great Roman poet's Odes and Epodes, a fluid translation facing the Latin text.. Horace took pride in being the first Roman to write a body of lyric poetry. From his home, for any such kinds of amusement wives and our children we ll... Observations on translating poetry, and Mandelshtam burning of Troy, brought their children, Thracian... 3.0 United States License maecenas, descended from royal ancestors, O both my protection and my darling!... Fortunate household by which the name, acute, direct, and character if ’! Days of the depths of the verse is given, born near thunderous Aufidus s sweet melodies by Greek verse! Many exploits to return our fathers, bravely day itself is more welcoming wings, care! 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