Type 3245
(formerly typ/1381)

Θουκυδίδης δ’ ἐλέλιζεν ἑὸν νόον· ἦν δὲ νοῆσαι
οἷά περ ἱστορίης δημηγόρον ἦθος ὑφαίνων·
δεξιτερὴν γὰρ ἀνέσχε μετάρσιον, ὡς πρὶν ἀείδων
Σπάρτης πικρὸν Ἄρηα καὶ αὐτῶν Κεκροπιδάων
Ἑλλάδος ἀμητῆρα πολυθρέπτοιο τιθήνης.
Text source H. Beckby, 1965, Anthologia Graeca. I-VI (vol. 1), München: 208-209
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s)
Person(s)
Poet
Christodoros of Koptos < Egypt
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
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Comment This epigram is part of a larger poem written by Christodoros of Koptos, but Vassis (2005: 349) cites another author, who possibly excerpted this poem.
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Number of verses 5
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Last modified: 2021-07-05.