Type 3265
(formerly typ/1398)

Ὀππιανὸς κλέος εἷλον ἀείδιον· ἀλλά με Μοίρης
βάσκανος ἐξήρπασε μίτος, κρυερός τ’ Ἀΐδης με
καὶ νέον ὄντα κατέσχε, τὸν εὐεπίης ὑποφήτην.
Εἰ δὲ πολύν με χρόνον ζωοῖς μίμνειν φθόνος αἰνὸς
εἴασ’, οὐκ ἄν τίς μοι ἴσον γέρας ἔλλαχε φωτῶν.
Title(s) In Oppianum
Text source E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 156
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Subject(s) Oppian of Korykos < Cilicia < Asia Minor < Turkey (2nd c.)
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. II.400
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
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