Type 2163
(formerly typ/227)

Ἡδὺς ὁ λιμὴν τοῖς πλέουσι τυγχάνει
καὶ τοῖς γραφεῦσι τέρμα τῆς βίβλου πάλιν.
Ἅμφω γὰρ ἀνάπαυλαν εἰσφέρει πόνων.
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: 76
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Pleasant to those who sail is the harbor,
And to scribes, too, the end of the book,
For both bring a rest from labors.
Language: English
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: 76
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [17600] Ἡδὺς ὁ λιμὴν τοῖς πλέουσι τυγχάνει·
ATHENS - Ethnike Bibliotheke tes Hellados 788 (f. 222v)
(3 verses)
Related type(s)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 300: "Librarii nota in fine laboris"
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Last modified: 2019-12-07.