Type 2262
(formerly typ/313)

Γήθει μὲν λιμένα πλωτὴρ πολυβενθέα μάρπτων,
γήθει δ᾽αὖτε γραφεὺς στίχον ὕστατον ἐκτολυπεύων.
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: 77
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Tag(s)
Critical Notes McCollum (2015) adds a comma after γραφεὺς (v. 3).
Translation(s) The sailor, laying hold of the much-deep harbor, rejoices,
And the scribe, further, rejoices, winding up the last line.
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: 77
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 118: "Librarii nota in fine laboris"
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Last modified: 2021-09-16.