Occurrence 19093
(formerly occ/2537)

+ πεσόντος οἰκτρῶς καὶ γόνου τοῦ πηλέ(ως),
πᾶς τρῶς κατορχήσαιτο, καὶ καθυβρίσαι
ἥρωος ἀνδρὸς, ἄθλιος τίς θερσίτης.
εἰ δ᾽ ἦν ἀχιλλεῖ (καὶ) λόφον σεῖσαι μόνον,
ὅλους ἂν εἶδες ἕκτορας πεφευγότας.
Type(s) [3248] Πεσόντος οἰκτρῶς καὶ γόνου τοῦ Πηλέως (5 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1376-1400
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Urb. gr. 119 [1376-1400]
Place in Manuscript f. 16r
Palaeographical information This text is written by a hand, who only copied two epigrams on this folio.
Written in two columns, to be read horizontally.
Contextual information These verses follow another epigram, inc. 'Πλάτων· τί πολλὴν πρὸς τάδε σιγὴν στρέφεις;'.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Comment v. 1 καὶ lege τοῦ (Stornajolo (1895: 198)).

The poem does not function as a book epigram in this manuscript.
Number of verses 5

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