Occurrence 23518
(formerly occ/7447)

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Καὶ μέγα μικρὸν, καὶ σμικρὸν μέγα, καὶ τόδε ὡς δεῖ,
πρᾶξαι, ὑμνοπόλοις φοῖβος ἔδοκε μόνοις.
ἠρὼ παρθένος λείανδρός τε βροτοίπερ ἐόντες,
εἰσὶ δὲ ἀθανάτοιο τερψινόοις ἔπεσι
εἰδὴ μουσαῖός τις ἔμ' ὑμνήσαιτο θανόντα
αυτίκα τεθναίην, ὄφρα βίοιο τύχω.
Type(s) [6032] Καὶ μέγα μικρὸν καὶ σμικρὸν μέγα καὶ τόδε ὡς δεῖ (6 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript OXFORD - Bodleian Library - Barocci 64 [15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 81v
Palaeographical information Title and initial in red ink. The pentameters are indented.
Contextual information The epigram follows another epigram on Mousaios.
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Comment Coxe (1969: 99) gives only the title.
Image source(s) https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/inquire/p/fcce3235-959d-49c9-930c-2131fe11c719
Number of verses 6

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