Occurrence 22283
(formerly occ/6166)

Μαντεύεται δίκαιος ὤν τις κ(αὶ) πένης,
εἰ μ(ε)τ(α)βαλὼν, πλούτου τυχεῖν δυνήσετ(αι)·
ἔχρησεν ὁ θ(εὸ)ς συνακολουθεῖν | ὧπερ ἂν
ἀνδρὶ περιτυχοι. πλοῦτος δ' ὀπτανεῖται τυφλὸς·
γνοὺς δ᾽ αὐτὸν, ἤγαγεν οἴκαδε ἄλλους δημότ(ας) |
καλέσας μ(ε)τ(α)σχεῖν· εἶθ᾽ ὑγιασαι τὰς κόρ(ας)
ἔσπευδον· εἰς ἀσληπιοῦ δ᾽ ἀπῆγον·
ἡ δ᾽ ἄφνω πενία διε|κώλυεν·
ὅμ(ως) ἀναβλέψαντος αὐτοῦ τῶν κακ(ῶν)
οὐδεὶς ἐπλούτει· τῶν δ᾽ ἀγαθῶν ἦν τἀγαθὰ:
Type(s) [2578] Μαντεύεται δίκαιος ὤν τις καί πένης (10 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 475 (coll. 825) [15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 4r
Ioannes Plousiadenos of Crete < Greece (1429 - 09/08/1500) - RGK: I.176, II.234, III.294 - VGH: 185.H - PLP: X.23385 (archon, protopapas, psaltes, thytes)
Palaeographical information Title and initial letter in red ink. This metrical prologue is displayed as a prose text.
Contextual information The epigram precedes the Aristophanes' Plutus.
Metre(s) Iambic trimeter
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Subject(s) Aristophanes (445 BC - 388 BC)
Number of verses 10
Related occurrence(s) [22277] μαντεύεται δίκαιος ὢν τίς (καὶ) πένης [12th c.]
VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 474 (coll. 842) [12th c.] (f. 4r)
(10 verses) (5/10)

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