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Horace: Epode 1.7 "Rome's Sons March to Civil War" (From Latin)
Well, I was going to get back to translating Latin poetry eventually wasn't I? Translating the already-overtranslated poets of Gra...
Horace: Ode 1.4 Spring Sense (From Latin)
Spring Sense (Ode 1.4) By Horace Translated by A.Z. Foreman Hear me read this poem in Latin and in English on Youtube here Hard ...
Claudio Rodríguez: "Aubade: Without Laws" (From Spanish)
Aubade: Without Laws By Claudio Rodríguez Translated by A.Z. Foreman "Now the cocks crow. My love, go. Take good heed of da...
Dante Alighieri: Purgatorio 26 (From Italian)
Purgatorio 26 Dante Alighieri Translated by A.Z. Foreman It is around 4 or 5 o'clock in the afternoon, and the sun is on its...
Homeric Hymn to Poseidon (From Greek)
Hymn to Poseidon (Ca. 6th century BC) Translated by A.Z. Foreman My song begins for great Poseidon the Earthmover, endless shif...
LOTR in Old English Part II: Galadriel Sings in Old Mercian
If you're wondering how Galadriel's song might sound in Old English, wonder no more. This is the second Tolkien passage reque...
Imru' al-Qays: From the Muˁallaqa: The Thunderstorm (From Arabic)
My translation of the finale of the famous Mu'allaqa attributed to Imru'l Qays. A terrific thunderstorm rages over the mountai...
Abū Al-Qāsim Al-Shābbī: Storm in Dark (From Arabic)
Sometimes held to be Tunisia's national poet, Abu Al-Qasim Al-Shabbi, was one of the great Romantic poets of the early 20th cent...
The Baal Cycle: Anat's Battle (From Ugaritic)
My first translation from Ugaritic, although I've studied the language off and on now for a few years. This translation has sat aro...
Natan Alterman: Summer Night (From Hebrew)
Summer Night By Natan Alterman Translated by A.Z. Foreman Silence whistles in wide open spaces. Glitter of a knife in cats' eyes glows....
Du Fu: Spring Outlook (From Chinese)
Spring Outlook By Du Fu Translated by A.Z. Foreman Click to hear me recite the original in Medieval Chinese Click here to hear me reci...
Eisig Silberschlag: On Heathen Footsteps (From Hebrew)
On Heathen Footsteps Eisig Silberschlag Translated by A.Z. Foreman Sun and wind and sea And your body burning on sand, Sun and wind a...
Salvatore Quasimodo: Agrigentum Road (From Italian)
Agrigentum Road By Salvatore Quasimodo Translated by A.Z. Foreman There a wind remains that I recall afire within the manes of horses ...
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