Type 3563
(formerly typ/1670)

Ἔγνωμεν ὄντως δημιουργίας φύσεις,
ἅσπερ σθένει τέτευχεν εἷς θεὸς μόνος,
ἄστρων πόλου τε γῆς, θαλάσσης, ἀέρος,
τῶν ὑδάτων πυρός τε καὶ ζώων ὅλων,
κόσμου τε παντὸς αἰτίας, παθῶν τρόπους,
δρᾷν οὕσπερ οἶδε γῆ τ᾽ ἀῆρ σὺν αἰθέρι
ὁ πάνσοφος νοῦς, ἡ θάλασσα τῶν λόγων,
Ἀριστοτέλης τῶν διδασκάλων κλέος.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Aristoteles (384 BC - 322 BC)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s) Novimus revera creationis naturas,
quas potentia fabricatus-est sua unus deus solus,
astrorum polique, maris, aeris,
aquarum ignisque et animantium omnium,
mundique totius causas, accidentium modos
facere quos novit terraque, aer cum aethere,
omni-sapientia-praedita mens, mare studiorum
Aristoteles, magistrorum decus.
Language: Latin
E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 326-325
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. III.213β
Bibliography
Number of verses 8
Occurrence(s) [19484] ἔγνωμ(εν) ὄντ(ως) δημιουργί(ας) φύσ(εις)
FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 72, Cod. 3 (f. 147r -- (alt.) f. 120r)
(8 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 163: "In Aristotelem"
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