Occurrence 17986
(formerly occ/1283)

+ σὺν ταῖς ἀκάνθ(αις) ἐκφύονται καὶ ῥόδα·
ἀλλ' ἡ μέλλιττα τοῖς | ῥόδοις ἐφιζάνει.
φεύγει δὲ τὴν ἄκανθ(αν) ὡς πλῆττον δόρυ. |
οὕτ(ως) ἀναγνοὺς καὶ σὺ τοὺσδ(ε) τοὺς λόγους·
τὸ, χρίσιμον ζή|τεισον ὡς εὔχρουν ῥόδον,
τοὺς δ' αὖ ἔρωτ(ας) ὡς ἀκάνθ(ας), ἐκτρεπ(ε)
Type(s) [2487] Σὺν ταῖς ἀκάνθαις ἐκφύονται καὶ ῥόδα (6 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 12th c.
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 488 [10th-12th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 257v
Palaeographical information Written by another contemporary hand.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Comment Devreesse (1937: 304) gives only the first and last verse.
Number of verses 6

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