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On the Lacedæmonian Dead at Platæa By Simonides (c. 556468 B.C.)
The Greek Anthology
Translation of John William Mackail
THESE men, having set a crown of imperishable glory on their own land, were folded in the dark clouds of death; yet being dead they have not died, since from on high their excellence raises them gloriously out of the house of Hades.