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Revision as of 09:50, 30 September 2005

General Inforamtion

Original text and translations

Latin text:

Absalon fili mi,
quis det ut moriar pro te, Absalon?
Non vivam ultra,
sed descendam in infernum plorans.

Translations

English.png English translation

Absalon my son,
if only I had died instead of you, Absalon!
I shall live no more,
but go down to hell, weeping.

Translation supplied by MIck Swithinbank.

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