Oops, thanks Chad. (For some reason I thought the masculine dative singular always put a circumflex on the final syllable.
I think, with the definite articles left out, the sentence has that laconism people admire so much in Latin.
[face=SPIonic]h9 sofi/a di/dwsi a0nqrw&pw| th\n r9w&mhn.[/face]
Has some charm. But, is there any subtile difference in meaning?