Type 2487
(formerly typ/566)

Σὺν ταῖς ἀκάνθαις ἐκφύονται καὶ ῥόδα
ἀλλ' ἡ μέλιττα τοῖς ῥόδοις ἐφιζάνει
φεύγει δὲ τὴν ἄκανθαν ὡς πλῆττον δόρυ
οὕτως ἀναγνοὺς καὶ σὺ τούς δε τοὺς λόγους
τὸ χρήσιμον ζήτησον ὡς εὔχρουν ῥόδον
τὸ δὲ βλαβερὸν ὡς ἀκάνθας ἐκτρέπου
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Critical Notes v. 6: τοὺς δ' αὖ ἔρωτας ὡς ἀκάνθας ἐκτρεπε Vat. gr. 488, f. 257v.
Comment The epigram occurs also in two post-Byzantine manuscripts: Ath. Meg. Lavr. K 52 (18th cent.), end of ms., and Par. suppl. gr. 1254 (16th cent.), f. 43v.
Number of verses 6
Occurrence(s) [17986] σὺν ταῖς ἀκάνθ(αις) ἐκφύονται καὶ ῥόδα [12th c.]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 488 [10th-12th c.] (f. 257v)
(6 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 701: "In fine codicis de metris"
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