Occurrence 19436
(formerly occ/2927)

Type(s) [3514] Εἰ μὲν ἴσην ἰσχὺν τῇ γλώσσῃ, Δημόσθενες, ἔσχες (2 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 59, Cod. 8 [14th c.]
Place in Manuscript (gen.) on the front flyleaf
Lapus Castellunculus also known as Jacobus de Castiglionchio (15th c.) - VGH: 451.B - PLP: VI.14480
Contextual information The verses are written, both in Greek and in Latin, on the front flyleaf of the manuscript, and precede the name of the scribe: 'ὁ λάπος γέγραφε πεποιηκώς'. Latin version: 'Si tibi par lingue robur demosthenes esset: Haud macedum regi grecia capta foret'.
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Demosthenes of Athenai < Attike < Greece (384 BC - 322 BC)
Comment The manuscript dates to the 14th century but the scribe Lapus, one of Francesco Filelfo's pupils, lived in the 15th century.
Image source(s) http://teca.bmlonline.it/ImageViewer/servlet/ImageViewer?idr=TECA0000868502&keyworks=plut.59.08#page/10/mode/1up
Number of verses 2
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