Type 2425
(formerly typ/496)

Ὥσπερ τοῖς πεινῶσι ἡδὺς ὁ ἄρτος,
οὕτω καὶ τοῖς γράφουσιν ὁ ἔσχατος στίχος.
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: 73
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s) As bread is pleasant to those who hunger,
So, too, is the final line to those who write.
Language
English
Source(s)
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: 73
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [17876] ωσπερ τοῖς πεινοσι ὑδύς | ὁ ἄρτος, οὕτω [964]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 1591 [964] (f. 107v)
(2 verses)
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Last modified: 2020-04-30.