Listen to the oldest known song in Ancient Greek

What did music sound like in Ancient Greece? A song known as the Seikilos Stele has been found to be the earliest complete song in known memory and dates back to c.100 BCE. This video explains how it sounds. Do you think it’s a love song?

As long as you live,
shine forth do not at all grieve,
Life exists for a short while,
Time takes its course.

Hoson zēis phainou
mēden holōs su lupou
pros oligon esti to zēn
to telos ho chronos apaitei.

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This video was orginally published by the Ancient History Encyclopedia