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 L. Spyridonova, A. Kurbanov 2021, The Book Epigrams on Prometheus, Ascribed to John Tzetzes, ΣΧΟΛΗ, 15(2), 524-537: 527
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Prometheus
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. IV.83, vv.1-5
The title derives from the manuscript Ambros. N 175 sup..

Text of Spyridonova & Kurbanov (2021: 527) modified by DBBE.

This epigram also occurs in the 16th-century manuscript Par. gr. 2782A (f. 126v).
Number of verses 5
Related type(s)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 58: "In Prometheum"
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