Occurrence 19374
(formerly occ/2856)

Τὰς ὀππιανοῦ τ(ῆς) κυνηγίας βίβλους.
ἐκ τῆς σκοτειν(ῆς) τοῦ μέτρου δυσφωνί(ας)·
εἰς πεζὸν εἶδος τοῦ λόγου | μεθαρμόσας,
προὔθηκας μέγιστε καίσαρ ἐνθάδε
θηρατικ(ῆς) μάθημα πάγκαλ(ον) τέχν(ης) |
ἐντυγχάνων οὖν εὐκόπως τὸ βιβλί(ον),
(καὶ) τὴν ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ συλλέγων εὐκαρπί(αν),
πονῶν με πεῖθε | μὴ κατοκνεῖν εἰς πόνους.
Type(s) [3457] Τὰς Ὀππιανοῦ τῆς κυνηγίας βίβλους (8 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1276-1300
Manuscript FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 31, Cod. 3 [1276-1400]
Place in Manuscript f. 101r
Person(s)
Scribe
Manouel Spheneas (13th c.) - VGH: 281.A - PLP: XI.27256
Palaeographical information Decorated initial in red ink. The verses are separated by means of wider spaces.
Contextual information The epigram follows the title of the work (a non-metrical paraprasis of Oppianus' Cynegetica by Eutecnius).
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Patron-related epigram
Subject(s) Pseudo-Oppian of Apameia < Syria (3rd c.)
Image source(s) http://teca.bmlonline.it/ImageViewer/servlet/ImageViewer?idr=TECA0000620924&keyworks=plut.31.03#page/213/mode/1up
Bibliography
Number of verses 8
Acknowledgements
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