Type 3441
(formerly typ/1576)

Ζητεῖς, θεατά, τίνες οὗτοι οἱ δύο
οἱ πατράδελφοι καὶ ταχύμοροι τάχα;
Οἰδίποδος, φεῦ, τοῦ πανοικτίστου γόνοι.
Text source O. Smith, 1982, Scholia Graeca in Aeschylum quae exstant omnia. Scholia in Septem adversus Thebas continens (vol. 2), Leipzig: 8
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s)
Person(s)
Poet
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s)
Critical Notes 1 Ζητεῖς, θεατά ] Ἄνθρωπε, ζητεῖς Laur. Plut. 28.25, Cougny
Translation(s) Homo, quaeris quinam sint isti duo,
patris sui fratres, et cito-morituri forsan?
Oedipi, heu, valde-miserabilis filii.
Language: Latin
E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 323
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. III.196, vv. 1-3
Text of Smith (1982: 8) modified by DBBE.

Vassis considers these verses to be part of a nine-verse epigram, together with type 3817 (inc. Πληροῖ κατάρας πατρικὰς πεπρωμένη).
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s)
Related type(s) [3817] Πληροῖ κατάρας πατρικὰς πεπρωμένη (6 verses) (Same cycle)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 284: "Ioann. Tzetzes*, In Aeschyli Septem adversus Thebas"
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