Occurrence 23189
(formerly occ/7087)

· τοῦ αύτοῦ ·
Ἠελίοιο φανέντος, ἀπεκρύφθη σέλας ἄστρων·
Καὶ σφετέρην ἀκτίνα θοῶς ἀνεσείρασε μήνη·
ἥδε γεωγραφίη δὲ νεώτατον ἄρτι φανεῖσα,
πάσαις ταῖς προτέραις, ζοφερὴν ἐπέθηκε καλύπτρην: +
Type(s) [5795] Ἠελίοιο φανέντος, ἀπεκρύφθη σέλας ἄστρων (4 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1376-1425
Manuscript LONDON - British Library - Burney 111 [1376-1425]
Place in Manuscript f. 2v
Palaeographical information Title, initial letter and punctuation at the end of each verse are written in red ink.
Contextual information The epigram is the last in a series of four that precede Ptolemy's Geography. After the epigram the scribe added τέλος.
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Claudius Ptolemy (2nd c.)
Image source(s) http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=burney_ms_111_f002v
Number of verses 4

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