Occurrence 26450
(formerly occ/10510)

Νικολάου Ὑδρουντινοῦ πρός τινα νέον μοιχὸν νοτάριον Μῆναν.
Ἄνω πετᾷς, δύστηνε, λιπὼν τὰ κάτω,
Ἔρωτι τρωθεὶς τῷ θρασεῖ καὶ πυρφόρῳ,
δοκῶν κατοικεῖν τῆς Ἥρης τε τοὺς δόμους
οὓς Ζεὺς ὁδηγὸς τῶν θεῶν ἐξουσίᾳ
ναίειν κατηξίωτο τῆς εἱμαρμένης,
ἀλλ᾿οὐχ ὁρᾷς τὸ χάσμα φεῦ βεβυσμένον
καὶ τὸν ἀτερπῆ χηραμὸν φθισιβρότον
ἐν οἷς πέσες τάχιστα. Τοῦτο γὰρ πρῶτον
καθὼς Ἴκαρος δυστυχὴς παῖς Δαιδάλου
νόθοις ὁ τάλας γαυριαθεὶς τοῖς πτίλοις,
οὗ πτῶμα πανβόητον ἴσχυσε πλέον
μυριαρίθμῳ τῶν βροτῶν πανσπερμίᾳ.
Type(s) [7085] Ἄνω πετᾷς, δύστηνε, λιπὼν τὰ κάτω (12 verses)
Text source M. Gigante, 1979, Poeti bizantini di Terra d'Otranto nel secolo XIII. Testo critico, introduzione, traduzione, commentario e lessico, Napels: 83 (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 13th c.
Manuscript VIENNA - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (ÖNB) - phil. gr. 310 [13th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 40v
Palaeographical information Written by another hand (cf. Acconcia Longo & Jacob (1980-1982: 174): "Nous pensons, pour notre part, que les additions du f. 40v sont d'une main différente de celles qui ont exécuté le codex").
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Subject(s) Aristainetos (6th c.)
Comment Large portions of the text are illegible in the reproduction. Therefore, Gigante (1985: 83) is kept as text source, since he bases his edition on this manuscript only.
Image source(s) http://digital.onb.ac.at/RepViewer/viewer.faces?doc=DTL_5890351&order=88&view=SINGLE
Number of verses 12

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