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I just began to learn ancient Greek by myself last year. There is a sentence of a reading exercise from Menander, Monostichoi, which I don't understand...
λύπης ἰατρός ἐστιν ἀνθρώποις λόγος
(Word is the doctor of pain to the people. Does it make sense?)
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Talk therapy is the doctor of pain for humanity.
That's anachronistic, to be sure, but I think that may convey what he's driving at. Talking through your grief is therapeutic.
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