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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Inscription for an Altar Dedicated to Artemis
By Simonides (c. 556–468 B.C.)
 
From a careful study of Simonides by John Sterling (Westminster Review, 1838)

THE SONS of Athens here at sea subdued
In fight all Asia’s many-voicèd brood;
And when the Medes had fallen, they built up this—
Their trophy due to maiden Artemis.
 
 
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