Occurrence 20735
(formerly occ/4431)

Type(s) [5351] Αἴθε σέ, Πίνδαρε, μᾶλλον ἐμοῖς ἐκάθηρα ῥεέθροις (2 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1451-1500
Manuscript LONDON - British Library - Harley 1752 [1451-1500]
Place in Manuscript f. 89v
Demetrios Triboles of Sparta < Laconia < Peloponnesos < Greece (1451-1500) - RGK: I.103, II.135, III.169 - VGH: 105.F - PLP: XII.29298
Palaeographical information Title and initial in red ink. The epigram is not written by the same hand as the main text on the following page. A different scribe added a small anthology of laudatory epigrams on Pindar preceding the Olympian Odes.
Contextual information Together with some other poems the epigram precedes Pindar's Odes.
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Subject(s) Pindar (518 BC-438 BC)
Comment The epigram refers to the beginning of Pindar's first Olympian Ode: "ἄριστον μὲν ὕδωρ".
Image source(s) http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=harley_ms_1752_f089v
Number of verses 2

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