Type 2965
(formerly typ/1066)

Ὡς ἡδὺ τοῖς πλέουσιν εὔδιος λιμήν,
οὕτως καὶ τοῖς γράφουσιν ὁ ὕστατος 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 a calm harbor is pleasant to those who sail,
So, too, is the last line to those who write.
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: 73
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s)
Related type(s) [2646] Ὥσπερ τοῖς πλέουσιν ἡδὺς ὁ λιμὴν οὕτως (2 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 900: "Librarii nota in fine laboris"
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Last modified: 2020-09-24.