Type 3083
(formerly typ/1198)

Ὡς ἡδὺς ὁ ἄρτος τοῖς πεινῶσιν,
καὶ τοῖς πλέουσιν ὁ εὔδιος λιμήν,
οὕτω 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 bread is pleasant to those who hunger,
and the calm harbor to those who sail,
so is the last 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 3
Occurrence(s) [18867] ὡς ηδὺς ὁ ἄρτος τοῖς πεινῶ|σιν [927]
JERUSALEM - Patriarchike Bibliotheke - Timiou Staurou 55 [927] (f. 156r)
(3 verses)
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