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Of beauty at the time of the ancient Romans

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I have come from Miletos to Latmos

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on a white chariot

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drawn by four snow-white horses,

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all their trappings silver.

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I sailed from Alexandria in a purple trireme

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to perform sacred rites

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sacrifices and libations

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in honour of Endymion.

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And here is it.

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I now watch at

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Endymion’s famous beauty.

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Adapted from C. P. Cavafy, “Before the Statue of Endymion”

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Pictures on the performance of Gruppo Danze Antiche @ Roemerfest 2013. Shot with D800 + 70-200 VR-II. Click each picture to magnify it. Click here and here to watch two additional performances of “Danze Antiche” at Roemerfest 2013.

Posted by lorenzoborghi on September 4, 2013

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