Occurrence 21914
(formerly occ/5782)

Φέρων λέοντος δέρμα τοῖς ὤμοις ὄνος
ηὔχει λέων εἶναί τις, αἰπόλους τρέπων.
ἐπεὶ δὲ γυμνὸς τῆς λεοντῆς εὑρέθη,
τοῦτον μυλὼν ἔμνησε τῆς ἀταξίας.
Type(s) [5144] Φέρων λέοντος δέρμα τοῖς ὤμοις ὄνος (4 verses)
Text source C. Müller 1897, Ignatii et aliorum tetrasticha iambica, in O. Crusius (ed.), Babrii Fabulae Aesopeae, Lipsiae, 249-296: 271
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 Crusius (1897: 266-267).
Number of verses 4

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