Occurrence 31299

+ Ὦ τῶν ἁπάντων ποιητῶν ἡδυλόγε,
ὄμηρε χρυσὲ μου σόωκλέαν φίλε,
ὄντως ἀπὸ γλώσσης σοι ἐκχεῖται μέλι,
καὶ ῥάμεν? χρῶς ὡς τὰ μὴ ὄντα ὄντα,
τίθης καὶ ποιεῖς ἄγαν ἡδέ(ως) πάντα‧
ὅθ(εν) σε κρείττω τῶν ποιητ(ῶν) πάντων,
σοφοί τε πάντες καλέουσιν εἰκότως:-
Type(s) [31298] Ὦ τῶν ἁπάντων ποιητῶν ἡδυλόγε (7 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1449
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 1314 [15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 15v
Andronikos Kallistos (15th c.) - RGK: I.18, II.25, III.31 - VGH: 30.F - PLP: V.10484
Contextual information The epigram is written at the end of Batrachomyomachia.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Homer (8th c. BC)
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.gr.1314/0017
Number of verses 7
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