Occurrence 24683
(formerly occ/8663)

Ὥσπερ πλέουσι λιμένες χρῆμα ξένον,
πόρρω δὲ τοῖς βαίνουσιν ἀνύσαι τρίβον,
καὶ τοῖς ξενιτεύουσι πατρίδος θέα,
οὕτως βίβλους γράφουσιν εἰς τέρμα φθάσαι.
Type(s) [5876] Ὥσπερ πλέουσι λιμένες χρῆμα ξένον (4 verses)
Text source A. McCollum 2015, The Rejoicing Sailor and the Rotting Hand: Two Formulas in Syriac and Arabic Colophons, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 18, 67-93: 74
Text status Text completely known
Date 14th c.
Manuscript ATHOS - Mone Megistes Lauras Ε 145 (Eustratiades 607) [14th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 326r
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Number of verses 4

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