Occurrence 22288
(formerly occ/6171)

Τῶ διῒ φράσαι σπεύδων τὰ κατ᾽ἀνθρώπους,
τρυγαίος θέλων ὡς τοὺς θεοὺς,
ἐξέτρε|φε ὄρνιθες· ὡς δ᾽ ἀνέπτη, κατέλαβεν·
μὴ μόνον ἄνω κατεπιδείκνυσιν φράσας |
τὸν πόλεμον βρύθειτε ἀπηρτημένον·
ἀέριος ἕτοιμόν τ᾽ ὄντα πρὸς κακουχίαν
τὴν | πρότερον, εἰρήνην δὲ κατορωρυγμένην
ἱκέτευσαν οἱ κατ᾽ ἀγροὺς ἀνάπαλιν ποεῖν
τὸ | μὲν καδδ᾽ ἐπένευσ· κ(αὶ) τότε
ἀπάγουσιν αὐτὴν ἐκ βερέθρου κ(αὶ) τἀγαθὰ:
Type(s) [5398] Τῷ Διῒ φράσαι σπεύδων τὰ κατ᾽ἀνθρώπους <κακά> (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 (unsure) f. 112v
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 Initial letter in red ink.
Contextual information It precedes Aristophanes' Peace.
Metre(s) Iambic trimeter
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Subject(s) Aristophanes (445 BC - 388 BC)
Comment Mioni (1985: 266) gives no text.
Number of verses 10
Related occurrence(s) [22282] τῶ διῒ φράσ(αι) σπεύδ(ων) τὰ κατ᾽ ἀν(θρώπ)ους [12th c.]
VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 474 (coll. 842) [12th c.] (f. 123v)
(10 verses) (4/10)

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