Occurrence 31530

Type(s) [31521] Οὐκ ἔστιν οὕτως οὐδαμῶς, Θουκυδίδη (11 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1146-1155
Manuscript HEIDELBERG - Universitätsbibliothek - Palat. gr. 252 [851-950]
Place in Manuscript f. 214r
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Palaeographical information Written in the right margin. The scholium is preceded by a signe-de-renvoi, which links it to the phrase 'ἀπο ἰτάλου βασιλέως τινὸς σικελῶν' in the main text (Thuc. 6.2.4).
Contextual information The epigram is written next to Thucydides' Histories 6.2.4.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment Kaldellis (2015: 76): 'This is a historical scholion on Thucydides’ explanation of the name Italy as coming from “Italos, some king of the Sikels. Thus was Italy named.” Tzetzes picks up from that “thus.”'
Mészáros (2013: 74, n. 25): "The source of Tzetzes was probably Apollod. II 5, 10."
Image source(s) https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/cpgraec252/0439
Number of verses 11
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