Occurrence 22286
(formerly occ/6169)

ὑπόθεσις βατράχων ἀριστοφάνους
Μαθὼν παρ᾽ ἡρακλέους διόνυσος τὴν ἐς ἄδου ὁδὸν,
πρὸς τοὺς κατοιχομένους πορεύετ(αι) | λαβὼν
τὸ δέρμα κ(αὶ) τὸ σκύταλον, ἀνάγειν θέλων
εὐριπίδην· λίμνην τε διαβαίνοντος | κάτωθεν
ὁ τῶν βατράχων χορὸς ἀνακέκραγεν εὔφημον·
ἔπειτα μυστῶν ἐκδοχὴ. πλού|των δ’ ἰδὼν
ὡς ἡρακλεῖ προσέπιπτε διὰ τὸν κέρβερον·
ὡς δ’ ἀνεφάνη διόνυσος ὢν, | τίθετ(αι) τραγωδί(ας) ἀγ(ὼν)·
κ(αὶ) δὴ στεφανοῦταί αἰσχύλος· ὃν κ(αὶ) ἀνάγει
διόνυσος εἰς φῶς· οὐχὶ μὰ | δί’ εὐριπίδην:
Type(s) [5403] Μαθὼν παρ᾽ Ἡρακλέους Διόνυσος τὴν ὁδὸν (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. 43r
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.
Contextual information It precedes Aristophanes' Frogs.
Metre(s) Iambic trimeter
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Subject(s) Aristophanes (445 BC - 388 BC)
Number of verses 10
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