Ion of Chios Ἴων

Ion of Chios
Ἴων
(c490bc)

Translated by G. Theodoridis

© 2005

All Rights Reserved

(Ed 1)
Untamable child

Untamable child
with the look of a roaring bull.

A youth and yet not a youth.

Beautiful servant of noisy loves
of mind-spinning wine

Leader of men

———————-
Let Us Wait!
(Ed 2)

Let us wait for the Morning Star
That fleets about through the air,
The Sun’s white winged forerunner.

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