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κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

English (Slater)

Αἰγείδαι, Αἰγεῑδαι the descendants of Aigeus, one of the Theban Spartoi, a clan with branches at Thebes and Sparta: v. Wil., 477ff., Fränkel, D. & P., 485̆{2}, 486̆{2}, Σπάρτας ὅθεν γεγενναμένοι ἵκοντο Θήρανδε φῶτες Αἰγείδαι, ἐμοι πατέρες (whether as ancestors of Pindar himself or the chorus, is unclear.) (P. 5.75) ἕλον δ' Ἀμύκλας Αἰγεῖδαι σέθεν (= Θήβας)
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