Aeschylus, Fragment 400b (Philoctetes)

 

“Where the wind allows you neither to stay nor to escape.”

 

 

‘ἔνθ’ οὔτε μίμνειν ἄνεμος οὔτ’ ἐ<κ>πλεῖν ἐᾶι’.

A remnant of Aeschylus’ version of Philoctetes. The phrase refers to the title figure’s lonely island.