Of a Castrated Worshipper of Cybele, Simonides of Ceos. Translated by Dan Beachy-Quick
Our first broadside! Of a Castrated Worshipper of Cybele was written by Simonides of Ceos in the 6th century BC. The version above has been translated by the great Dan Beachy-Quick.
Wood engraving, design and printing by Isak Applin
Edition: 175 copies letterpress printed on Zerkall Book paper
Typefaces: Linotype Caledonia and Fairfield
Size: 8” x 10” inches
Dan Beachy-Quick is a poet, essayist, and translator, author most recently of Variation on Dawn and Dusk, long-listed for the National Book Award in Poetry. His work has been supported by the Monfort, Lannan, and Guggenheim Foundations, and he teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Colorado State University.
This poem also appears in Stone-Garland, a collection of Dan's translations from the Ancient Greek.
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