Theocritus (315 BC - 260 BC / Greece)
Epitaph of Cleita, Nurse of Medeius
The babe Medeius to his Thracian nurse
This stone-inscribed To Cleita-reared in the midhighway.
Her modest virtues oft shall men rehearse;
Who doubts it? Is not 'Cleita's worth' a proverb to this day?
Submitted: Monday, September 24, 2012
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