Type 32818

Βίβλος ἐγώ, σχεδίη πρωτόγραφος· αὐτὰρ ὁ Τζέτζης,
φαυλογράφος περ ἐών, πρωτογράφος ἔσκεν ἐμεῖο·
συμβολὰ δ᾽ εἰσοράας, πᾶσ' ἀρίγνωτα τάδε.
Title(s) Ioannis Tzetzes, In scholia ipsius in Aristophanis Plutum
Text source A. Pizzone 2020, Self-authorization and Strategies of Autography in John Tzetzes: The Logismoi Rediscovered, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (GRBS), 60, 652-690: 679
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s)
Person(s)
Poet
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Subject(s) John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Tag(s)
Translation(s) I am a book, the very first draft; Tzeτzes,
even though a bad writer, was the first who drafted me:
you are looking here at the tokens well known to everyone.
Language: English
A. Pizzone 2020, Self-authorization and Strategies of Autography in John Tzetzes: The Logismoi Rediscovered, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (GRBS), 60, 652-690: 679
Comment Pizzone (2020: 679) on the third verse: 'The verse in any case does not scan properly, not even as a pentameter as the editor labels it. It is interesting that in the manuscript there is a blank space between εἰσοράας and πᾶς, as if the author had left room to complete the verse later.'
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [32820] βίβλος ἐγὼ, σχεδίη πρωτόγραφο(ς)· αὐτὰρ ὁ τζέτζης
MILAN - Biblioteca Ambrosiana C 222 inf. (f. 44v)
(3 verses)
Acknowledgements
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