Type 3434
(formerly typ/1573)

Ἀνθ’ ὧν τὸ πῦρ δέδωκας ἀνθρώπων γένει,
τρύχῃ βίᾳ φάραγγι προσπεπηγμένος.
Τὸ πῦρ, Προμηθεῦ, ὃ βροτοῖς ἐχαρίσω
ὕλη πρὸς ἀκάματον εὑρέθη φλόγα,
ὀργῆς κατά σου πρὸς θεῶν πυρσουμένης.
Title(s) Στίχοι εἰς τὸν Προμηθέα τοῦ Τζέτζου
Text source M. Tomadaki, Emilie M. van Opstall 2019, The Tragedians from a Byzantine Perspective: Book Epigrams on Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, Medioevo Greco. Rivista di storia e filologia bizantina. (MEG), 19, 193-220: 197
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s)
Translation(s)
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. IV.83, vv.1-5
The title derives from the manuscript Ambros. N 175 sup.
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s)
Related type(s)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 58: "In Prometheum"
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Last modified: 2020-08-31.