Occurrence 20209
(formerly occ/3855)

Μῦς ἔκφερεν μῦν, ἔργον ὄντ’ ἀσιτίας·
οὓς χαλκέες βλέποντες ἔστασαν γέλων.
ὁ μῦς δ’ ἔτι ζῶν εἶπε „μεστοὶ δακρύων,
ὡς οὐδὲ μῦν δύνασθε κἂν τρέφειν ἕνα.
Type(s) [5143] Μῦς ἔκφερεν μῦν, ἔργον ὄντ’ ἀσιτίας (4 verses)
Text source C. Müller 1897, Ignatii et aliorum tetrasticha iambica, in O. Crusius (ed.), Babrii Fabulae Aesopeae, Lipsiae, 249-296: 266-267
Text status Text completely known
Date 1376-1400
Manuscript FERRARA - Biblioteca Comunale Ariostea - Cl. II. 117 [1376-1400]
Place in Manuscript f. 136v
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Comment Mioni (1965: 99): 'insunt <IGNATII DIACONI> tetrasticha tria, nempe 8,19,22'. Mioni gives no text but refers to Müller (1897: 271).
Number of verses 4

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