Type 3420
(formerly typ/1556)

Αἴγυπτον ἄρδει Νεῖλος, ἀλλὰ τὴν κτίσιν
λόγοις κατάρδει καὶ θανὼν Νεῖλος μέγας.
Title(s) Τοῦ Μυτυληναίου
Text source A. Bandini, 1764, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Mediceae Laurentianae (vol. 1), Florence: 420
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Christophoros of Mytilene < Lesbos < Greece - PBW: Christophoros/13102/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s) Nilus Canopum, maior hic fonte ingeni
Orbem universum et mortuus Nilus rigat.
Language
Latin
Source(s)
A. Bandini, 1764, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Mediceae Laurentianae (vol. 1), Florence: 420
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 18: "In s. Nilum asc. (Nov. 12)"
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Last modified: 2020-02-18.